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Extract of a letter, from John Flamsteed to John Collins

Reference number: EL/F1/108

Date: 14 December 1674

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States that he has calculated new solar numbers; questioning whether the refraction in Cassini's tables is accurate; discussing calculations for the equation of the Earth's motion to determine the equation of the Earth's orb

Reference number
EL/F1/108
Earliest possible date
14 December 1674
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Flamsteed

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John Flamsteed, Extract of a letter, from John Flamsteed to John Collins, 14 December 1674, EL/F1/108, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_f1_108/extract-of-a-letter-from-john-flamsteed-to-john-collins, accessed on 19 April 2024

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