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Proceedings of the Royal Society for July, 1867

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1867) Proceedings of the Royal Society for July, 1867. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 20-21.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Fellows was held at the Musenm on Tuesday, the 9th July, His Excellency Colonel Gore Browne, President, in the chair. Mr. Abbott read some "Notes on the simultaneous disappearance of Jupiter's four satellites" on the 22nd and 2oth August. after the paper discussion ensued, chiefly in reference to the expeditions contemplated to our hemisphere, for the very important purpose of observing the transits of Venus in 1874 and 1882, and so determining, amongst other matters, the exact distance of the sun from the earth, and other questions depending upon it.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 20-21
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2012 02:44
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:41
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14845
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