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Astronomical papers, 1672 - 1675

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'.


  • Creation: 1672 - 1675


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials



Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Repository Details

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