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Paper, 'Demonstration for finding the true meridian distance of places' by Jonathan Mand

Reference number: CLP/8i/50

Date: 17th Century

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Mand explains how knowledge of the latitude and longitude of planets and fixed stars as well as 'the Moones course, and the planetts, in twenty four houres' can be used to 'find their places and distances at any time of the day or night'.

Presented to the Honourable Society of the City of Dublin.

Subject: Astronomy

Reference number
CLP/8i/50
Earliest possible date
17th Century
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Demonstration for finding the true meridian distance of places' by Jonathan Mand, 17th Century, CLP/8i/50, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_50/paper-demonstration-for-finding-the-true-meridian-distance-of-places-by-jonathan-mand, accessed on 12 April 2024

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