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Paper, 'Immersions and emersions of the first satellite of Jupiter observed in the island of Anticosti, with deductions by the Astronomer Royal' by Thomas Wright

Reference number: L&P/6/21

Date: 1773

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Immersions and emersions of Jupiter's first satellite, observed at Jupiter's inlet, on the Island of Anticosti, North America, by Mr. Thomas Wright, Deputy Surveyor General of Lands for the Northern District of America; and the longitude of the place, diduced from comparison with observations made at the Royal observatory at Greenwich, by the Astronomer Royal'

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Reference number
L&P/6/21
Earliest possible date
1773
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Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
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Manuscript

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Paper, 'Immersions and emersions of the first satellite of Jupiter observed in the island of Anticosti, with deductions by the Astronomer Royal' by Thomas Wright, 1773, L&P/6/21, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_21/paper-immersions-and-emersions-of-the-first-satellite-of-jupiter-observed-in-the-island-of-anticosti-with-deductions-by-the-astronomer-royal-by-thomas-wright, accessed on 28 May 2024

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