The Spectrum of the New Star 1

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    NOTWITHSTANDING the bad weather and the feeble light (4th to 5th mag.), I have been able to investigate pretty completely the spectrum of the light of this new star with the Eastern Equatorial of the Paris Observatory. On the first evening of observation I was only able to establish the presence of bright lines in the spectrum, two days after the atmospheric conditions enabled me to make a more thorough examination, and to take measurements as exact as the feeble light of the star permits. The following is the result of the spectroscopic investigations:—

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    The Spectrum of the New Star 1 . Nature 15, 158–159 (1876) doi:10.1038/015158e0

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