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Reference numberCLP/8i/13a/1
LevelItem
TitleManuscript, observations of the solar eclipse witnessed on 22 June 1666 by Francis Willoughby, Dr Pope and Mr Phillip, Robert Hooke and Robert Moray
Date1666
DescriptionObserved at Gresham College
The eclipse began at 5:43 in the afternoon. It was darkened, {3/11 diam.at 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 somewhat more than 7. digits.
Read to the Royal Society on 27 June 1666
Subject: Astronomy
LanguageEnglish
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialCopy found at CLP/8i/13a
Related records in the catalogueRBC/2/88
RBO/3/49
CLP/8i/13
CLP/8i/13a/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5616Pope; Walter (c1627 - 1714); astronomer and writerc1627 - 1714
NA8374Willughby; Francis (1635 - 1672); naturalist1635 - 1672
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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