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Bevis briefly describes the transit of the Moon along with the times of his observations. Includes one figure in the text. Note reads: 'Figure must be cut in wood'.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 8 April 1736

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observation of the moon's transit by Aldebaran, April 3, 1736. made at London by John Bevis, M. D'

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CLP/8ii/55
Earliest possible date
03 April 1736
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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John Bevis

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John Bevis, Paper, 'Observation of the Moon's transit by Aldebaran, 3 April 1736, made at London' by John Bevis, 03 April 1736, CLP/8ii/55, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8ii_55/paper-observation-of-the-moons-transit-by-aldebaran-3-april-1736-made-at-london-by-john-bevis, accessed on 12 April 2024

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