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Letter, 'Of a problem as to Sir Isaac Newton's theory of lunar irregularities: prize offered by Petersburg Academy' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein

Reference number: L&P/2/230

Date: 27 April 1751

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Two pages in French.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Professor Euler, of Berlin, to the Rev. Mr. Caspar Wetstein, Chaplain to Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales'

Read 24 October 1751

Reference number
L&P/2/230
Earliest possible date
27 April 1751
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Ink on paper
Page extent
5 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Leonhard Euler

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Leonhard Euler, Letter, 'Of a problem as to Sir Isaac Newton's theory of lunar irregularities: prize offered by Petersburg Academy' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein, 27 April 1751, L&P/2/230, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_230/letter-of-a-problem-as-to-sir-isaac-newtons-theory-of-lunar-irregularities-prize-offered-by-petersburg-academy-from-leonhard-euler-to-caspar-wetstein, accessed on 26 May 2024

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