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Paper, observations of Saturn with figures of sunspots and division in ring of Saturn by [Jean Dominique] Cassini

Reference number: CLP/8i/32

Date: 26 August 1676

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Description of sunspots and of the rings of Saturn. Paper appears to have been enclosed with his letter dated 26 August 1676 to Henry Oldenburg.

Includes diagrams.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An extract of Signor Cassini's letter concerning a spot lately seen in the sun; together with a remarkable observation of Saturn, made by the same'

Reference number
CLP/8i/32
Earliest possible date
26 August 1676
Physical description
Pencil on paper
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Jean Dominique Cassini

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Jean Dominique Cassini, Paper, observations of Saturn with figures of sunspots and division in ring of Saturn by [Jean Dominique] Cassini, 26 August 1676, CLP/8i/32, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_32/paper-observations-of-saturn-with-figures-of-sunspots-and-division-in-ring-of-saturn-by-jean-dominique-cassini, accessed on 25 July 2024

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