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    Re: Sun Moon Lunars to 155 degrees
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2010 Apr 2, 11:16 +0100

    Dave Walden pointed us to
    
    The original astronomical observations made in the course of a voyage to
    the Northern Pacific Ocean, for the discovery of a North East or North West
    passage [electronic resource] : wherein the north west coast of America and
    north east coast of Asia were explored in His Majesty's ships the
    Resolution and Discovery, in the years MDCCLXXVI, MDCCLXXVII, MDCCLXXVIII,
    MDCCLXXIX, and MDCCLXXX (1999)
    
    Author: Bayly, William, 1737-1810; Cook, James, 1728-1779; King, James,
    1750-1784
    
    http://ia311026.us.archive.org/2/items/cihm_17414/cihm_17414.pdf
    
    ========================
    
    That is the same book, describing the astronomy of Cook's third voyage, for
    which Wolfgang provided another link a few days ago, writing-
    
     you can read the book page by page here:
    http://www.canadiana.org/view/17414/0003
    and there is a complete download (26 MB) here:
    http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_17414
    
    That version, supplied by the Canadians, seems to have been somewhat better
    digitised, from a better original.
    
    I will mention the information available on page 43 of that text, in
    another message
    
    =========================
    
    What we're particularly looking out for, but haven't found yet, is a
    publicly available digitised version of the second voyage, for which at
    present we have only just one tantalising page (174), so far.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable, at  george{at}hux.me.uk
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
    
    
    

       
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