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One page in French and 2 pages of English translation.

Subject: Astronomy

Read 23 January 1766

Reference number
L&P/4/293
Earliest possible date
23 November 1765
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Charles Messier

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Charles Messier, Paper, 'The solar eclipse of 16 August 1765 as observed at Colombes, Paris' by Charles Messier, 23 November 1765, L&P/4/293, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_293/paper-the-solar-eclipse-of-16-august-1765-as-observed-at-colombes-paris-by-charles-messier, accessed on 14 June 2024

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