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Rosse, William Parsons Earl of 1800-1867

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Works: 78 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 1,575 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: QB88, 520.4
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Most widely held works by William Parsons Rosse
Letters on the state of Ireland by William Parsons Rosse( )

14 editions published in 1847 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific papers of William Parsons, third earl of Rosse, 1800-1867 by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

21 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the papers deal with the telescope and nebulae
An argument to prove the truth of the Christian revelation by William Parsons Rosse( )

2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of a new reflecting telescope by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

3 editions published between 1828 and 1977 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of an apparatus for grinding and polishing the specula of reflecting telescopes by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

3 editions published between 1828 and 1977 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few words on the relation of landlord and tenant in Ireland and in other parts of the United Kingdom by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

4 editions published in 1867 in Undetermined and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Miscellaneous papers on astronomy]( )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bakerian lecture : on the radiation of heat from the moon, the law of its absorption by our atmosphere and of its variation in amount with her phases by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the construction of specula of six-feet aperature : and a selection from the observations of nebulae made with them by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

3 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monster telescopes, erected by the Earl of Rosse, Parsonstown, with an account of the manufacture of the specula, and full descriptions of all the machinery connected with these instruments by Thomas Woods( Book )

6 editions published between 1844 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Parsons (1800–67), third earl of Rosse, was responsible for building the largest telescope of his time, nicknamed the 'Leviathan'. It enabled the earl to describe the spiral structure of galaxies. This volume reissues two contemporary accounts of the telescope. The first, published anonymously in 1844 and later revealed to be by Thomas Woods, provides a comprehensive description of the workings of both the 'Leviathan' and the smaller telescope which preceded it, with detailed accounts of the construction of both telescopes. The second, by another anonymous author, first appeared in the Dublin Review in March 1845, and outlines the history and problems of telescope manufacture from Galileo onwards. Together with a short account from 1842 of the Armagh observatory by its director, these works situate the telescopes, and the difficulties the earl faced during the eighteen years he took to build the 'Leviathan', in their wider context
A letter addressed to the Earl of Rosse : President-Elect of the Royal Society by Marshall Hall( Book )

2 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Royal Society's rejection of papers relating to the author's discovery of the reflex action of the spinal marrow
An account of the observations on the great nebula in Orion : made at Birr Castle, with the 3-feet and 6-feet telescopes, between 1848 and 1867 : with a drawing of the nebula by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published between 1868 and 1873 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address of the Right Honourable the Earl of Rosse, &c. &c. &c., the President : read at the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society, on Friday, November 30, 1849 by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published between 1850 and 1853 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late Earl of Rosses's argument to prove the truth of the Christian revelation : also of its modern expounders by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the changes of the radiation of heat from the Moon during the total eclipse of 1884, October 4 : as measured at the observatory, Birr Castle by Otto Bœddicker by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address of the Right Honourable the Earl Rosse, &c. &c. &c., the president, read at the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society, on Tuesday, November 30, 1852 by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address read at the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society 1852 by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appearance of the Moon, as seen by the aid of Lord Rosse's great Telescope. [An engraving, with descriptive letterpress.] by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address [of the Right Honourable the Earl of Rosse, &c. &c. &c., the president,] delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Royal society, on Thursday, November 30, 1854 by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of experiments on the reflecting telescope by William Parsons Rosse( Book )

2 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The monster telescopes, erected by the Earl of Rosse, Parsonstown, with an account of the manufacture of the specula, and full descriptions of all the machinery connected with these instruments
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A. William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse

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