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Payen describes a solar eclipse that lasted around one hour and 58 minutes, starting just before 6 o'clock.

Subject: Astronomy

Reference number
CLP/8i/14
Earliest possible date
22 June 1666
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Extract of a letter containing Mr Payen's observation of the late eclipse of the Sun of 22 June 1666' by Payen, 22 June 1666, CLP/8i/14, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_14/paper-extract-of-a-letter-containing-mr-payens-observation-of-the-late-eclipse-of-the-sun-of-22-june-1666-by-payen, accessed on 13 July 2024

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