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Compilation of observations, 1677

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/13

Scope and Contents

An undated compilation of observations made between October 1671 and November 1676, in Flamsteed's hand, 59 folios. The volume includes observations of solar and lunar diameters (6r-12r), and of the Pleiades (14r-16r); observations made at the Tower, April-July 1675 (17r-21r), and at the Queen's House, Greenwich, September-December 1675 and March-November 1676 (20v-24v, 33r-52r); and 'Maculae sub Sole obser-vatae Historia' ('An account of sunspots observed', 53v-57r). There are also notes referring to letters from Towneley, Hevelius, Cassini and Halley (40r-44v).


  • Creation: 1677


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-19 15:49:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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