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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A discovery, with observations, of two new comets in the Marine Observatory at Paris; by M. Messier, F. R. S. and Member of the Academy of Sciences at Paris; translated from the French, by M. Maty, M. D. Sec. R. S'

Read 24 April 1766

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Charles Messier

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Charles Messier, Paper, 'Another new comet, first seen on April 8' by Charles Messier, 1766, L&P/4/321, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 April 2024

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