Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811)

Country : Grande-Bretagne
Language : anglais
Birth : 1732
Death : 09-02-1811
Note :
Écrit aussi en latin
Astronome royal d'Angleterre. - Membre associé de l'Académie des sciences de Paris
ISNI : ISNI 0000 0000 6304 911X

Activities of Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) (18 resources in data.bnf.fr)

Textual works (17)

Tables of logarithms of all numbers, from 1 to 101.000 ; and of the sines and tangents to every second of the quadrant, by Michael Taylor,... with a preface... by Nevil Maskelyne,... with Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) as Préfacier
An Answer to a pamphlet entitled "A Narrative of facts", lately published by Mr. Thomas Mudge junior, relating to some time-keepers constructed by his father... wherein is given an account of the trial of his first time-keeper and of the three trials of his two other time-keepers between the years 1774 and 1780... by Nevil Maskelyne,...
Concerning the latitude and longitude of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, with remarks on a memorial of the late M. Cassini de Thury, by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,... [Read at the Royal Society, Feb. 22, 1787.]
Advertissement of the expected return of the comet of 1532 and 1661 in the year 1788, by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,...
Account of a new instrument for measuring small angles, called the prismatic micrometer, by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,... [Read at the Royal Society, December 18, 1777.]
A Proposal for measuring the attraction of some hill in this kingdom by astronomical observations, by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,...
Remarks on the Hadley's quadrant, tending principally to remove the difficulties which have hitherto attended the use of the Back-observation... By Nevil Maskelyne,...
Observations of the transit of Venus over the Sun, and the eclipse of the Sun, on June 3, 1769... by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,...
Instructions relative to the observation of the ensuing transit of the planet Venus over the Sun's disk, on the 3d of June 1769, by Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,...
The Method of dividing astronomical instruments, by Mr. John Bird,... Published by order of the commissioners of longitude with Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) as Préfacier
An Account of the going of Mr John Harrison's watch, at the Royal Observatory, from May 6th, 1766, to March 4th 1767, together with the original observations and calculations of the same, by the Revd Nevil Maskelyne,... Published by order of the commissioners of longitude
The Principles of Mr. Harrison's time-keeper...
Concise rules for computing the effects of refraction and parallax in varying the apparent distance of the Moon from the Sun or a star... by the rev. Nevil Maskelyne,... [Read at the Royal Society, Nov. 15, 1764.]
The British mariner's guide, containing complete and easy instructions for the discovery of the longitude at sea and land... by observations of the distance of the Moon from the Sun and stars, taken with Hadley's quadrant. To which are added an appendix containing a variety of interesting rules and directions tending to the improvement of practical navigation in general, and a set of correct astronomical tables. By Nevil Maskelyne,...
An Attempt to explain a difficulty in the theory of vision depending on the different refrangibility of light, by the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne,... [Read at the Royal Society, June 18, 1789.]

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[Globe céleste calculé pour l'année 1800] with Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) as Autre

Documents about Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) (1 resources in data.bnf.fr)

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Nevil Maskelyne

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