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Subject: Astronomy

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Reference number
L&P/9/157
Earliest possible date
10 January 1790
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Pierre Francois Andre Mechain

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Pierre Francois Andre Mechain, Letter, 'Account of the new comet (in French)' from Pierre Francois Andre Mechain to Nevil Maskelyne, 10 January 1790, L&P/9/157, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_9_157/letter-account-of-the-new-comet-in-french-from-pierre-francois-andre-mechain-to-nevil-maskelyne, accessed on 17 April 2024

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