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Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Flamsteed, dated at London

Reference number: EL/O2/40

Date: 22 December 1670

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That Flamsteed's predictions of the appulse of the moon to fixed stars and Wilson's observations of the transit of Venus were accepted by the Society; discusses Wilson's observations with those of Hevelius

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EL/O2/40
Earliest possible date
22 December 1670
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Henry Oldenburg

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Henry Oldenburg, Letter, from Henry Oldenburg to John Flamsteed, dated at London, 22 December 1670, EL/O2/40, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_o2_40/letter-from-henry-oldenburg-to-john-flamsteed-dated-at-london, accessed on 23 May 2024

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