Reference numberCLP/8i/13a/1
TitleManuscript, 'The eclipse of the Sun' by Francis Willughby, [Walter] Pope, [Henry] Phillips and Robert Hooke
DescriptionThe authors describe a solar eclipse observed at Gresham College. The eclipse began at 5:43pm. It was darkened, {3/11 6.00 5 dig. at 7. 06 {4 digits at 6. 07 4 dig. at 7. 13 {5 dig. at 6. 13 3 dig. at 7. 20 {6 dig. at 6. 21 2 dig. at 7. 26 {7 dig. at 6. 39½ 1 dig. at 7. 32 {6 dig. at 6. 57 0 dig. at 7. 37. Its duration appears to have been one hour and 54 minutes. Its greatest obscurity was somewhat more than 7. digits. Includes a geometrical diagram.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 27 June 1666

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations made in several places, of the late eclipse of the sun, which hapned on the 22 of June, 1666'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopy found at CLP/8i/13a
Related records in the catalogueRBC/2/88
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5616Pope; Walter (c1627 - 1714); astronomer and writerc1627 - 1714
NA8374Willughby; Francis (1635 - 1672); naturalist1635 - 1672
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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