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Crabtree, William, 1610 - 1644 (astronomer)

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Astronomical papers, 1668 - 1717

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/69/A
Scope and Contents Datable items in Flamsteed's hand, including tables 'Pro inscriptione equationum lunarum posita maxima 4.57.13' ('For the inscribing of lunar equations, the greatest proposed 4.57.13'), 1675 (22r); 'Observationum Caelestium Certiorum ... ab Astronomis Anglicanis factarum, Specilegium: vel collectio' ('A harvest or collection of the more accurate celestial observations ... made by English astronomers'), containing extracts from the work of William Gascoigne, William Crabtree and Richard...
Dates: 1668 - 1717
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Astronomical papers, 1638-12 - 1719

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/69/D
Scope and Contents Roughly datable items in hands other than Flamsteed's, mainly on astronomical subjects, including observing notes in William Crabtree's hand, 1638 (120r-124v); 'De inclinatione Magneticale', in an unidentified hand [c. 1640] (125r-126r); 'Ephemeris Anni Christi 1652' (127v-129v); a copy of an order concerning Gresham College, in Jonas Moore's hand [c. 1676] (130r-131r); predicted places of the Moon and Saturn for 1677-1678 (132r-133v); a diagram of a 1684 comet by Abraham Sharp (134r);...
Dates: 1638-12 - 1719
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Calculations for the Moon and Jupiter, 1688 - 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/65/A
Scope and Contents

Calculations concerned mainly with the Moon and Jupiter's satellites, compiled from data of 1688-1694 and 1698, with an index (45v-46r); tide-tables for 1696-1699 and 1703-1705 (76r-87r, 99v-108r); stellar data (114r-119r); and a note by Flamsteed about William Gascoigne, William Crabtree and Jeremiah Horrocks (112v). The volume is marked '82' and 'S 1690'.

Dates: 1688 - 1700
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence and early observations, 1677

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/9
Scope and Contents 'Excerpta Astronomica ex Epistolis D. Gulielmi Gascoignii ad D. Gulielmum Crabtreum et huius Responsis' ('Astronomical excerpts from the letters of William Gascoigne to William Crabtree and his replies'), December 1638 - 22 June 1642 (3r-6r); and Flamsteed's 'Mensuras Diametrorum Solis et Lunae ... aliasque ... observationes' ('Measurements of the diameters of the Sun and Moon ... and other ... observations'), a chronological synopsis, 22 June 1666 - 25 November 1676; 68 folios. The second...
Dates: 1677
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence and notes, 1650 - 1695

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/68/I
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks, now bound together into one volume, written in various hands. The contents include sermon notes (299r-308v); clock notes in the hands of Flamsteed and Edmond Halley, 1675-1676 (310r-331v); 'Mr Flamsteed's New Table of Refractions', with mathematical notes by Margaret Flamsteed (332r-353v); Flamsteed's notes on a transit of Mercury, 1677, and other observations by Richard Towneley (354r-361v); Jonas Moore's summaries of correspondence between William Crabtree and William...
Dates: 1650 - 1695
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mathematical treatises and calculations, 1671 - 1705

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/40
Scope and Contents 'Miscellanea Mathematica authore J. F.', a collection of mathematical treatises and calculations, 184 folios: observations by Hevelius, Galileo and Towneley, copied in 1671 (4r-7r); a draft treatise, 1672, discussing extracts from the letters of William Crabtree and William Gascoigne of 1640-1642 (9v-22r), with biographical information about them (22r); collected observations of Jupiter's satellites, with an excerpt on the comet of 1681 (22v-24r); observations made by Richard Towneley during...
Dates: 1671 - 1705
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).