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Contains page of figures.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A determination of the solar parallax attempted, by a peculiar method, from the observations of the last transit of Venus: By Andrew Planman, Professor of Natural Philosophy, in the University of Aböa, and Member of the Academy of Sciences at Stockholm; together with a letter from him to Mr. James Short, F. R. S.'

Read 24 March 1768

Reference number
L&P/5/21
Earliest possible date
18 December 1767
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
20 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Of determining the solar parallax from the last transit of Venus' from Anders Planman to Matthew Maty, 18 December 1767, L&P/5/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_21/paper-of-determining-the-solar-parallax-from-the-last-transit-of-venus-from-anders-planman-to-matthew-maty, accessed on 28 May 2024

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