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Paper, 'Account of a comet: extracts from two letters to Nevil Maskelyne' by Edward Gregory

Reference number: L&P/10/36

Date: 1793

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, '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/10/36
Earliest possible date
1793
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Account of a comet: extracts from two letters to Nevil Maskelyne' by Edward Gregory, 1793, L&P/10/36, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_10_36/paper-account-of-a-comet-extracts-from-two-letters-to-nevil-maskelyne-by-edward-gregory, accessed on 23 April 2024

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