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Paper, 'The parallax and magnitude of fixed stars calculated from the quantity of their light' by John Michell

Reference number: L&P/4/391

Date: 1767

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An inquiry into the probable parallax, and magnitude of the fixed stars, from the quantity of light which they afford us, and the particular circumstances of their situation, by the Rev. John Michell, B. D. F. R. S'

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Reference number
L&P/4/391
Earliest possible date
1767
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
39 pages
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Manuscript

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John Michell

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John Michell, Paper, 'The parallax and magnitude of fixed stars calculated from the quantity of their light' by John Michell, 1767, L&P/4/391, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_391/paper-the-parallax-and-magnitude-of-fixed-stars-calculated-from-the-quantity-of-their-light-by-john-michell, accessed on 13 June 2024

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