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Paper, 'Observations in his in voyage to Portugal' by the Earl of Sandwich [Edward Montagu]

Reference number: CLP/8i/5

Date: 16 January 1662

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Observations of the Moon and stars, dated from 16 January to 20 February. In the meeting the paper was read Dr Wren asked for thanks to be given to the earl of Sandwich for his observations by Sir Paul Neile, which will be compared to other similar observations. Includes figures of constellations.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 27 August 1662

Reference number
CLP/8i/5
Earliest possible date
16 January 1662
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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Edward Montagu

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Edward Montagu, Paper, 'Observations in his in voyage to Portugal' by the Earl of Sandwich [Edward Montagu], 16 January 1662, CLP/8i/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_5/paper-observations-in-his-in-voyage-to-portugal-by-the-earl-of-sandwich-edward-montagu, accessed on 29 May 2024

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