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Astronomical papers, 1672 - 1675

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/65/H

Scope and Contents

Work on Mars and other planets; notes about a clock (341v), micrometer trials (342v-346r), optics (348r, 349r) and a barometer (351r); work on lunar and solar parallax (352v-359r, 360v-364r); a brief Latin treatise by Flamsteed, 'De motu Solis et numeris corrigendis' ('On the Sun's motion and numbers to be corrected') (363v); work on lunar problems (366v-370v); and a copy of an extract of a letter to Edmond Halley about refractions and the height of the atmosphere, 1675 (369v-370r). The volume is marked '97'.

Dates

  • 1672 - 1675

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Latin

Finding aid date

2005-10-26 16:25:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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