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Paper, 'An account of a catadioptrick telescope made after the invention of Sir Isaac Newton' by John Hadley

Reference number: CLP/2/16

Date: 01 February 1723

Description

An account of a catadioptric telescope made after the invention of Sir Isaac Newton, described in his Treatise of Opticks.

Subject: Astronomy / Scientific Instruments

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of a catadioptrick telescope, made by John Hadley, Esq; F. R. S. with the description of a machine contriv'd by him for the applying it to use'.

Reference number
CLP/2/16
Earliest possible date
01 February 1723
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
17 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Hadley

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John Hadley, Paper, 'An account of a catadioptrick telescope made after the invention of Sir Isaac Newton' by John Hadley, 01 February 1723, CLP/2/16, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_2_16/paper-an-account-of-a-catadioptrick-telescope-made-after-the-invention-of-sir-isaac-newton-by-john-hadley, accessed on 12 July 2024

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