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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extracts of two letters from the Rev. Edward Gregory, M.A. Rector of Langar, Nottinghamshire, to the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, D.D. F. R. S. Astronomer Royal; containing an account of the discovery of a comet, with observations thereon'

Read 7 February 1793

Reference number
L&P/10/35
Earliest possible date
15 February 1793
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Account of a comet' from Edward Gregory to Nevil Maskelyne, 15 February 1793, L&P/10/35, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_10_35/letter-account-of-a-comet-from-edward-gregory-to-nevil-maskelyne, accessed on 16 April 2024

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