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Letter, 'Observations of the transit of Mercury at St Petersburg, 1786' from Stephanus Rumovski to John Hyacinth de Magellan

Reference number: L&P/9/18

Date: 1786

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations of the transit of Mercury at St. Petersburg. In a letter from M. Rumovski, Astronomer in the Imperial Academy, to Mr. J. H. de Magellan, F. R. S'

Read 21 December 1786

Reference number
L&P/9/18
Earliest possible date
1786
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Observations of the transit of Mercury at St Petersburg, 1786' from Stephanus Rumovski to John Hyacinth de Magellan, 1786, L&P/9/18, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_9_18/letter-observations-of-the-transit-of-mercury-at-st-petersburg-1786-from-stephanus-rumovski-to-john-hyacinth-de-magellan, accessed on 19 April 2024

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