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Astronomy: stars in the night sky, with Encke's comet. Coloured engraving by J. Basire, 1851 after C. Piazzi Smyth.

Smyth, C. Piazzi 1819-1900.
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The observatory at Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire was built by John Lee FRS (1783-1866) for use by him and his associates including Admiral William Henry Smyth

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Encke's comet. As seen at its re-appearance, on the 22nd of September 1848. At the Hartwell Observatory. J. Basire sc.

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[London], [1851]

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1 print : engraving

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Wellcome Library no. 46239i

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Astronomy: stars in the night sky, with Encke's comet. Coloured engraving by J. Basire, 1851 after C. Piazzi Smyth. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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