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Paper, regarding weather observations from Leiden, Delft [Netherlands] and Rheinsberg [Germany] for 1715 to 1723 by Nicolaus Cruquius

Reference number: CLP/5/19

Date: 06 February 1723

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The paper consists of two tables: one gives barometric, thermometric and hygrometric readings; the other is a diagrammatic graph for 1723.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 6 February 1723

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observationes accuratœ captœ, anno xvij = xxiij lugduni batavorum, delphis bataviæ, & in pago rhenoburgo. Circa mediam barometri altitudinem, mediam thermometri elevationem, tum & hygrometri varietatem mediam, circa copiam pluviæ, roris, nivis, grandinisque, simul and circa copiam aquæ quæ exhalavit, & altitudinem putealis aquæ in puteo, unde nibil aquæ exhaustum fuit toto anni decursu, de variatione horologii portatilis singulis mensibus, ut certa hœc experimenta servire queant contemplator'

Reference number
CLP/5/19
Earliest possible date
06 February 1723
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Nicolaus Cruquius

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Nicolaus Cruquius, Paper, regarding weather observations from Leiden, Delft [Netherlands] and Rheinsberg [Germany] for 1715 to 1723 by Nicolaus Cruquius, 06 February 1723, CLP/5/19, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_5_19/paper-regarding-weather-observations-from-leiden-delft-netherlands-and-rheinsberg-germany-for-1715-to-1723-by-nicolaus-cruquius, accessed on 26 February 2024

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