Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Letter, from Johannes Hevelius to Edmond Halley, dated at Danzig (Gdansk)

Reference number: EL/H2/52

Date: 01 January 1681

Description

Concerning books and instruments; observations of the comet of 1680; about his observatory being burnt

Reference number
EL/H2/52
Earliest possible date
01 January 1681
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Johannes Hevelius

View page for Johannes Hevelius

Use this record

Citation

Johannes Hevelius, Letter, from Johannes Hevelius to Edmond Halley, dated at Danzig (Gdansk), 01 January 1681, EL/H2/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h2_52/letter-from-johannes-hevelius-to-edmond-halley-dated-at-danzig-gdansk, accessed on 17 April 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/el_h2_52/letter-from-johannes-hevelius-to-edmond-halley-dated-at-danzig-gdansk" title="Letter, from Johannes Hevelius to Edmond Halley, dated at Danzig (Gdansk)" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Fellows

Map

Explore the collection

  • Early Letters

    Dates: 1613-1740

    The archival collection known as 'Early Letters' is composed of original manuscript letters sent to, or collected by, the Royal Society from English and foreign correspondents.

    View collection