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Paper, 'Transit of Mercury over the disk of the Sun' by John Catlyn

Reference number: L&P/1/137

Date: 25 October 1742

Description

Contains tables of observations.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A synopsis of the calculation of the transit of Mercury over the disk of the Sun, the 25th of October 1743'

Read 23 November 1742.

Reference number
L&P/1/137
Earliest possible date
25 October 1742
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Transit of Mercury over the disk of the Sun' by John Catlyn, 25 October 1742, L&P/1/137, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_137/paper-transit-of-mercury-over-the-disk-of-the-sun-by-john-catlyn, accessed on 29 February 2024

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