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Paper, 'A description of an aurora borealis seen on the same day at Cruwys-Morchard in Devonshire [England]' by Samuel Cruwys

Reference number: CLP/4i/64

Date: 11 January 1722

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Cruwys shares meteorological observations taken at Cruwys-Morchard on 6 February 1720-21, describing 'streaming lights' appearing in the evening sky.

Subject: Astronomy / Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 11 January 1722

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A description of an aurora borealis, seen on the same day at Cruwys-Morehard [sic], in Devonshire'

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CLP/4i/64
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11 January 1722
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Ink on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Samuel Cruwys

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Samuel Cruwys, Paper, 'A description of an aurora borealis seen on the same day at Cruwys-Morchard in Devonshire [England]' by Samuel Cruwys, 11 January 1722, CLP/4i/64, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4i_64/paper-a-description-of-an-aurora-borealis-seen-on-the-same-day-at-cruwys-morchard-in-devonshire-england-by-samuel-cruwys, accessed on 29 May 2024

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