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Original letter dated 30 March 1730 at Kendal [England]. Palmer shares bservations of two 'mock suns' (parhelia) either side of the Sun with rainbows.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 30 April 1730

Reference number
CLP/4ii/3
Earliest possible date
30 March 1730
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Part of a letter, description of three suns from William Palmer to Dr Decaguliers, 30 March 1730, CLP/4ii/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_4ii_3/part-of-a-letter-description-of-three-suns-from-william-palmer-to-dr-decaguliers, accessed on 24 May 2024

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