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Letter, regarding poles of the diurnal motion in a celestial globe from John Senex to Cromwell Mortimer

Reference number: CLP/7ii/18

Date: 20 April 1739

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Senex writes concerning Dr Latham's invention to make the poles of the diurnal motion in a celestial globe pass round the poles of the ecliptic, which he suggests varies from his own observations regarding the poles of the diurnal motion.

Subject: Cartography

Reference number
CLP/7ii/18
Earliest possible date
20 April 1739
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Senex

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John Senex, Letter, regarding poles of the diurnal motion in a celestial globe from John Senex to Cromwell Mortimer, 20 April 1739, CLP/7ii/18, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_7ii_18/letter-regarding-poles-of-the-diurnal-motion-in-a-celestial-globe-from-john-senex-to-cromwell-mortimer, accessed on 12 July 2024

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