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Transcription of a letter, from Johannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk) to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/H2/3

Date: 01 January 1665

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Discussing his method of observing the transit of Mercury; states that he has finished nine books and that he will write about his observations of the comet
Original dated 1 June 1665

Reference number
EL/H2/3
Earliest possible date
01 January 1665
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Johannes Hevelius

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Johannes Hevelius, Transcription of a letter, from Johannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk) to Henry Oldenburg, 01 January 1665, EL/H2/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h2_3/transcription-of-a-letter-from-johannes-hevelius-dated-at-danzig-gdansk-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 14 July 2024

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