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Notes on comet 1, for 1865, together with additional notes on the nebula surrounding n Argus
Abbott, Francis (1865) Notes on comet 1, for 1865, together with additional notes on the nebula surrounding n Argus. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 21-23.
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A comet when examined by proper optical means, has the appearance of an ill-defined gaseous or nebular substance surrounding a dark nucleus, which nucleus has different degrees of opacity in different Comets, and which in general becomes more brilliant as the Comet approaches its perihelion.
|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. 21-23|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Date Deposited:||07 Sep 2012 06:17|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:42|
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