Reference numberCLP/4i/74
TitlePaper, 'Account of four mock suns [parhelia] seen at Kensington' by George Whiston
DescriptionWhiston explains how 'on Wednesday, March 1st, 1726-7, walking in a garden at Kensington, about a quarter after ten, I happened to observe the following appearance, which being very rare with regard to the whole of it, seems to deserve that some account should be given of it'. He goes on to describe the appearance of the 'mock suns'. Includes one figure of Whiston's observations.

Subject: Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 16 March 1727

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of four mock-suns, seen at Kensington, March 1st 1726-7'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1726.0052
Related records in the catalogueRBO/12/86
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