Proceedings of the Royal Society for July, 1867
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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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.
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