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Gives an account of some new astronomical discoveries relating to the planet Venus, related in the book by Francis Bianchinus [Francesco Bianchini]. Hesperus (the evening star) and Phosporus (the morning star) are both Greek names for the planet Venus.

Subject: Astronomy

Reference number
CLP/22ii/34
Earliest possible date
1730
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Hadley

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Francesco Bianchini

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John Hadley, Francesco Bianchini, Paper, Account of Francis Bianchinus' 'Hesperi et Phosphori Nova Phaenomena... [New phenomena of Hesperus and Phosporus (Venus)] ' by John Hadley, 1730, CLP/22ii/34, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_22ii_34/paper-account-of-francis-bianchinus-hesperi-et-phosphori-nova-phaenomena-new-phenomena-of-hesperus-and-phosporus-venus-by-john-hadley, accessed on 18 April 2024

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