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Halley describes the transit of Mercury and refers to observations of James Bradley at Wanstead and George Graham in Fleet Street, London.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 13 May 1725

Reference number
CLP/8i/77
Earliest possible date
1725
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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Edmond Halley

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Edmond Halley, Paper, 'An account of the appearance of Mercury, peeking over the Sun's diskon 29 October 1723' by Edmond Halley, 1725, CLP/8i/77, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_77/paper-an-account-of-the-appearance-of-mercury-peeking-over-the-suns-diskon-29-october-1723-by-edmond-halley, accessed on 22 June 2024

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