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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of some luminous arches. In a letter from Edward Pigott, Esq. to Sir Henry C. Englefield, Bart. F. R. S'

Read 12 November 1789

Reference number
L&P/9/154
Earliest possible date
12 November 1789
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'An account of some luminous arches' from Edward Pigott to Henry Charles Englefield, 12 November 1789, L&P/9/154, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_9_154/letter-an-account-of-some-luminous-arches-from-edward-pigott-to-henry-charles-englefield, accessed on 13 July 2024

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