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Bevis describes a comet observed in Greenwich at around 8pm on 14 February 1737. Includes a figure showing the path of the comet.

Subject: Astronomy

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23 February 1737
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Ink on paper
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4 pages

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John Bevis

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John Bevis, Letter, regarding a comet observed at Greenwich [London] from John Bevis to John Machin, 23 February 1737, CLP/8ii/57, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 April 2024

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    Dates: 1592-1741

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