Reference numberCLP/4i/79
TitlePaper, regarding observations of the aurora borealis seen at Florence on 19 October 1726 by Signor Beccari
DescriptionBeccari describes an aurora borealis seen at half past six on 20 October 1726, and notes that similar accounts were made at Bologna and Milan.

Subject: Astronomy / Meteorology

Read to the Royal Society on 9 May 1728

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Extract of several letters &c. from different parts of Europe, relating to the Aurora Borealis seen Oct. 19. N. S. 1726'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0041
Related records in the catalogueCLP/4i/80
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5687Beccari; Giacomo Bartolommeo (1682 - 1766)1682 - 1766
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