Reference numberCLP/4i/62
TitlePaper, 'Account of two mock suns' by William Whiston
Date22 October 1721
DescriptionWhiston shares an account of a parhelion observed at around 10am on Sunday 22 October 1721 in Rutland [England]. Includes a drawing of the parhelion in the text.

Subject: Astronomy / Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 26 October 1721

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of two mock-suns, and an arc of a rainbow inverted, with an halo, and its brightest arc, seen on Sunday and Monday, Octob. 22, & 23. 1721. at Lyndon, Comitat' Rutland, communicated by the Rev. Mr. William Whiston, M. A. sometime Professor of the Mathematicks in the University of Cambridge.'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1720.0052
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/35
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