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Philips describes features of some drawings of Copernicus, a lunar impact crater located in eastern Oceanus Procellarum.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Astronomy

Received 9 April 1856. Communicated by Edward Sabine.

This paper was published in full in volume 8 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Notes on the drawing of "'Copernicus," presented to the Royal Society by P. A. Secchi'.

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John Phillips, Paper, 'Notes on the drawing of Copernicus presented to the Royal Society by Secchi' by John Philips, 1856, AP/38/17, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 June 2024

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