|Paper, 'The late observations of Saturn' by Robert Hooke
|Description of observations of Saturn by Robert Hooke, observations made with a 60-foot telescope on 29 June 1666 between 11 and 12pm. Describes the rings appearing lighter than the body of the planet. Figure in text.
Read to the Royal Society on 11 July 1666, and ordered to be registered
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Some observations, lately made at London, of the planet Jupiter: as also of Saturn.'
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|Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher
|1635 - 1703