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Paper, regarding eclipses of the Moon, Jupiter and comet on 6 August 1684 in Rome from J [Jean Dominique] Cassini

Reference number: CLP/8i/9

Date: 06 August 1664

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Observations made by Cassini in Rome using Giuseppe Campani's telescope on 4 August 1664. Cassini was the first manager of the observatory built in Paris, and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1672.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 6 August 1664

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CLP/8i/9
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06 August 1664
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Jean Dominique Cassini

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Jean Dominique Cassini, Paper, regarding eclipses of the Moon, Jupiter and comet on 6 August 1684 in Rome from J [Jean Dominique] Cassini, 06 August 1664, CLP/8i/9, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8i_9/paper-regarding-eclipses-of-the-moon-jupiter-and-comet-on-6-august-1684-in-rome-from-j-jean-dominique-cassini, accessed on 01 March 2024

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