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Paper, 'The Sun's parallax deduced from obsevations of the recent transit of Venus' by Anders Johann Lexell

Reference number: L&P/5/283

Date: 1772

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9 pages in Latin.

Subject: Astronomy

Read 5 March 1772

Reference number
L&P/5/283
Earliest possible date
1772
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
9 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'The Sun's parallax deduced from obsevations of the recent transit of Venus' by Anders Johann Lexell, 1772, L&P/5/283, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_283/paper-the-suns-parallax-deduced-from-obsevations-of-the-recent-transit-of-venus-by-anders-johann-lexell, accessed on 15 June 2024

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