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" An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. "
The Works of John Playfair ...: With a Memoir of the Author ... - Page 522
by John Playfair - 1822
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London Medical and Physical Journal, Volume 39

1818 - 544 pages
...called the Sir Godfrey Copley's medal, to Captain HENRY KATER, for his Experiments for determining the Length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London. The so. ciety afterwards proceeded to the choice of a council and officers. for the year ensuing; when,...
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 111

1821 - 588 pages
...coincides within a tenth of a vibration, with the mean result in the foregoing table. Assuming then the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London, viz. 51° 31' 08,4" at 39,13929 inches, which has been determined by Captain KATER, the following Table...
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