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Paper, 'Eclipsis solaris observata 1666 die 2 July' [Observations of the solar eclipse on 2 July 1666] by Johannes Hevelius

Reference number: CLP/8i/15

Date: 02 July 1666

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Includes a table of the phases of the solar eclipse observed on 2 July 1666 at Gdansk [Poland] by Johannes Hevelius. This table was included in Hevelius's letter to Henry Oldenburg dated 19 October 1666.

Subject: Astronomy

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CLP/8i/15
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02 July 1666
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Johannes Hevelius

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Johannes Hevelius, Paper, 'Eclipsis solaris observata 1666 die 2 July' [Observations of the solar eclipse on 2 July 1666] by Johannes Hevelius, 02 July 1666, CLP/8i/15, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_15/paper-eclipsis-solaris-observata-1666-die-2-july-observations-of-the-solar-eclipse-on-2-july-1666-by-johannes-hevelius, accessed on 14 June 2024

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