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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.

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25 October 1742
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Ink on paper
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4 pages

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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,, accessed on 19 April 2024

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    Dates: 1741-1806

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