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Observation by Johann Philipp von Wurzelbau (1651-1725) of the total lunar eclipse on 25 March 1689 in Nuremberg. The observation was read at the meeting of the Royal Society on 2 April 1690.
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Subject: Astronomy

Reference number
CLP/8i/42
Earliest possible date
25 March 1689
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, observations of the lunar eclipse witnessed on 25 March 1689 at Nuremberg [Germany] by J P Wurzelbaur, 25 March 1689, CLP/8i/42, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_42/paper-observations-of-the-lunar-eclipse-witnessed-on-25-march-1689-at-nuremberg-germany-by-j-p-wurzelbaur, accessed on 29 May 2024

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