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Letter, from John Horsley to James Jurin, dated at Morpeth

Reference number: EL/H3/105

Date: 22 May 1724

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Observations of the eclipse of the sun with details about how he did this (camera obscura and pendulum clock); lists six questions about curvature and the laws of centripetal forces

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EL/H3/105
Earliest possible date
22 May 1724
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Horsley

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John Horsley, Letter, from John Horsley to James Jurin, dated at Morpeth, 22 May 1724, EL/H3/105, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_h3_105/letter-from-john-horsley-to-james-jurin-dated-at-morpeth, accessed on 25 July 2024

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