Record

Reference numberCLP/8i/18
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'The late observations of Saturn' by Robert Hooke
Date1666
DescriptionDescription 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.

The report was read at the meeting on 11 July 1666, and was ordered to be registered. Hooke's observation was printed in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 1, no. 14 (July 1666).

Subject: Astronomy
LanguageEnglish
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionGraphite on paper
Ink on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1665.0103
RBO/3/176
RBC/2/306
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/18/2
CLP/8i/18/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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