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Letter, 'Observations at Pekin [Beijing] of a comet' from Anton Gogeisl to Cromwell Mortimer

Reference number: L&P/2/23

Date: 09 November 1748

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Subject: Astronomy
Anton Gogeisl or [ 鮑友管 / 鲍友管 ] was a German Jesuit missionary who led a mission to China and served as Assistant Director at the Peking Observatory for 26 years.

Read 10 January 1749

Reference number
L&P/2/23
Earliest possible date
09 November 1748
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Observations at Pekin [Beijing] of a comet' from Anton Gogeisl to Cromwell Mortimer, 09 November 1748, L&P/2/23, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_23/letter-observations-at-pekin-beijing-of-a-comet-from-anton-gogeisl-to-cromwell-mortimer, accessed on 27 February 2024

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