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Original letter dated 30 March 1730 at Kendal
Observations of two 'mock suns' (parhelia) either side of the true sun with rainbows
Read to the Royal Society on 30 April 1730

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RBO/14/117
Earliest possible date
1730
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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'An account of an uncommon Appearance in a Letter to Dr Desaguliers by William Palmer', 1730, RBO/14/117, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_14_117/an-account-of-an-uncommon-appearance-in-a-letter-to-dr-desaguliers-by-william-palmer, accessed on 18 June 2024

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