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2 edition of Sun-spot drawings made at Georgetown College Observatory in 1850, September 20 to November 6 found in the catalog.

Sun-spot drawings made at Georgetown College Observatory in 1850, September 20 to November 6

Benedict Sestini

Sun-spot drawings made at Georgetown College Observatory in 1850, September 20 to November 6

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Published by Georgetown College Observatory in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementby Benedict Sestini.
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Open LibraryOL14864119M


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Sun-spot drawings made at Georgetown College Observatory in 1850, September 20 to November 6 by Benedict Sestini Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sun-spot drawings made at the Georgetown college observatory inSeptember 20 to November 6Author: Benedict Sestini. Sun-spot drawings made at the Georgetown College Observatory inSeptember 20 to November 6.

Washington, D.C., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benedict Sestini; Georgetown College Observatory (Washington, D.C.).

Washinton, D.C., Sun-Spot Drawings Made at the Georgetown College Observatory inSeptember November 6 by Father Found in: Georgetown University Archives / Observatory.

Sun-Spot Drawings Made at the Georgetown College Observatory inSeptember 20 to November 6 Posted on The Galileo Project Science Susnpot Drawings. September 20 to November 6 book Abstract daily records of sunspot group areas compiled by the royal observatory, green-wich, from may of through indicate a curious history for the penumbral areas of the.

Title from running title. Ink-stamped on first plate: Woodstock College : Sestini, Benedict, J. Benedict Sestini (–) went from Italy to the United States in and made sunspot observations at Georgetown College in The precise drawings by Sestini () cover only a short period of September 19 to November 4, but are a valuable data set for comparison with Schwabe.

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