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.
About this picture
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
1 print : engraving
Encke's comet. As seen at its re-appearance, on the 22nd of September 1848. At the Hartwell Observatory. J. Basire sc.