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Series V. Observations

Scope and Content Notes:

Series V contains a collection of observations including 11 of Davis' notebooks, five of which deal with The New Reduction of Piazzia's Star Observations, as well as one mechanical drawing and a photograph.

Subseries 1. Notebooks

Box 7
Folder 47 Astronomical tables and computer's handbook
Folder 48 Double of Binary Stars
Folder 49 Least squares solutions
Folder 50 Logarithms
Folder 51 Index to Star Catalog
Folder 52 Transit factors for Palermo

Subseries 2. New Reduction of Piazzi's Star Observations

Folder 53 Bibliography of Star Catalogs
Folder 54 Form a-h
Folder 55 Subject 5 + 6
Folder 56 Right ascension and declination
Folder 57 Index forms to n, p, table of instrument corrections, (First, approx.), tabulation of Piazzi's notes on quality of the night's observations as printed in Storia Celeste

Subseries 3. Unbound Notes and Drawings

Folder 58 Notes, unbound, undated
Folder 59 Mechanical Drawings,