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Paper, 'Of the curve formed by the shadow of an oblate spheroid' by George Witchell

Reference number: L&P/4/358

Date: 07 January 1767

Description

Contains plate.

Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A general investigation of the nature of the curve, formed by the shadow of a prolate spheroid, upon a plane standing at right angles to the axis of the shadow; in a letter to the Royal Society, by Mr. George Witchell, F. R. S.'

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Reference number
L&P/4/358
Earliest possible date
07 January 1767
Physical description
Ink on paper and plate
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Manuscript

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George Witchell

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George Witchell, Paper, 'Of the curve formed by the shadow of an oblate spheroid' by George Witchell, 07 January 1767, L&P/4/358, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_358/paper-of-the-curve-formed-by-the-shadow-of-an-oblate-spheroid-by-george-witchell, accessed on 25 February 2024

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