[tz] Madras Observatory reports [RE: Fixed typos]

Gent, R.H. van (Rob) R.H.vanGent at uu.nl
Sun Aug 20 12:39:37 UTC 2017

In the 19th century it was quite common for an astronomical observatory to also make meteorological and magnetic observations.



The 19th-century Madras Observatory reports can be found at


Rob van Gent

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To: Ice Karma (J. Connell) 「氷宿縁」; Time Zone Mailing List
Subject: Re: [tz] Fixed typos

On 08/20/2017 12:17 AM, Ice Karma (J. Connell) 7¿
> I suspect "meterological" in the first diff hunk should actually read 
> "meteorological", rather than "metrological".

It seems unlikely that the Madras Observatory was making weather reports.
I imagine the author intended to write "astronomical" measurements.

However, since it is written as a direct quote the mistake should be left as is, possibly with [sic]?

> â¬
Ice Karma

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