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Paper, 'On the comet of December 1743 & Jan & Feb 1744' by Joseph Betts

Reference number: L&P/1/304

Date: 1744

Description

Contains tables.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from the Rev. Mr. Joseph Betts, M. A. and Fellow of University College, Oxon, to Martin Folkes, Esq; Pr. R. S. containing observations on the late comet, made at Sherborn and Oxford; with the elements for computing its motions'

Read 14 June 1744.

Reference number
L&P/1/304
Earliest possible date
1744
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'On the comet of December 1743 & Jan & Feb 1744' by Joseph Betts, 1744, L&P/1/304, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_304/paper-on-the-comet-of-december-1743-jan-feb-1744-by-joseph-betts, accessed on 29 February 2024

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