Reference numberCLP/8i/28
TitlePaper, regarding an eclipse of the Moon by [John Palmer]
DescriptionThis is a diagram indicating a lunar eclipse, observed at Ecton, Northamptonshire on 8 September 1671. This was most likely observed by John Palmer (1612-1679), cousin of one of the founding fellows of the Royal Society, John Wilkins. Palmer, who was Cambridge-educated and pupil of astronomer Samuel Foster (c.1600-1652), was Archdeacon of Northampton and regularly made astronomical observations at Ecton.

Figure in text.

Subject: Astronomy
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/28/2
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NA8296Wilkins; John (1614 - 1672); theologian and natural philosopher1614 - 1672
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