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Graham shares details of the transit of Mercury as viewed from Fleet Street, London. He mentions difficulty in observation due to cloud cover.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations of the Transit of Mercury over the sun, Oct. 31. 1736. Communicated to the Royal Society'

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CLP/8ii/49
Earliest possible date
31 October 1736
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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George Graham

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George Graham, Paper, 'Observations of the transit of Mercury over the Sun 31 October 1736' by George Graham, 31 October 1736, CLP/8ii/49, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8ii_49/paper-observations-of-the-transit-of-mercury-over-the-sun-31-october-1736-by-george-graham, accessed on 23 May 2024

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    Dates: 1592-1741

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