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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of an Aurora Australis, seen Jan. 23. 1749-50, at Chelsea, by John Martyn, F. R. S. Prof. Bot. Cantab. communicated by Martin Folkes, Esq; Præf. Reg. Soc'

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24 January 1750
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John Martyn

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John Martyn, Letter, 'An aurora australis, seen 23 Jan 1748/50' from John Martyn to Martin Folkes, 24 January 1750, L&P/2/26, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 May 2024

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