Reference numberCLP/4i/76
TitlePaper, 'Observations of the lumen boreale [aurora borealis], or streaming' by William Derham
DescriptionDerham describes a 'lumen boreale' witnessed on 8 October 1726, and provides Mr Wasse's account of the phenomenon. Includes a figure of the aurora borealis in text.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 8 June 1727

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations on the lumen boreale, or streaming on Oct 8, 1726, by the Reverand Mr. W. Derham, F. R. S'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1726.0049
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6239Derham; William (1657 - 1735); naturalist1657 - 1735
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