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Paper, 'Mercurius a Venere occultatus maii 17 1737, in observatorio regio Grenovici' [Mercury hidden by Venus on 17 May 1737, observed at Royal Observatory Greenwich]' by John Bevis

Reference number: CLP/8ii/56

Date: 1737

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Bevis presents details of an astronomical observation made in London on 17 May 1737. Includes a diagram of the transit in the sky.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Mercurius a venere occultatus Maii 17. 1737. In observatorio regio Grenovici, ab J. Bevis, M. D. observatus'.

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CLP/8ii/56
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1737
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Ink on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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John Bevis

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John Bevis, Paper, 'Mercurius a Venere occultatus maii 17 1737, in observatorio regio Grenovici' [Mercury hidden by Venus on 17 May 1737, observed at Royal Observatory Greenwich]' by John Bevis, 1737, CLP/8ii/56, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_8ii_56/paper-mercurius-a-venere-occultatus-maii-17-1737-in-observatorio-regio-grenovici-mercury-hidden-by-venus-on-17-may-1737-observed-at-royal-observatory-greenwich-by-john-bevis, accessed on 19 April 2024

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