Reference numberCLP/8i/26
TitleLetter, 'Description of a fiery meteor seen at Danzig' from Johannes Hevelius to to Henry Oldenburg
DescriptionA short letter from Johannes Hevelius to Henry Oldenburg with a drawing on the back describing the observations of a fiery meteor as observed at Gdansk on 13 April 1671. The observations were not done by Hevelius, but by 'a friend, who saw it himself'.

Subject: Astronomy / Meteorology
Physical descriptionRed chalk on paper
Ink on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/26/2
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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