Record

Reference numberCLP/24/72
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'Papers about Mock Suns and a Comet' by Henry Oldenburg
Date1667
DescriptionFirst paper charters the movements of a comet through different constellations [location unknown]. Second paper recounts the sighting of two mock suns [a bright spot in the sky appearing on either side of the sun, formed by refraction of sunlight] and four rainbows.

Subject: Astronomy
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/24/72/1
CLP/24/72/3
CLP/24/72/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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