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Reference numberCLP/8i/32/2
LevelItem
TitleDiagram, sunspots and saturn by Cassini
Date1676
DescriptionThese appear to be the original figures of Jean Dominique Cassini's observations of the sunspots (8 and 14 August 1676) and the ring of Saturn, enclosed with his letter dated 26 August 1676 to Henry Oldenburg. His annotations have been crossed out and figure numbers added for publication.

Figures labled II and III are sun spots drawn in pencil. Figure. IV represents the rings of saturn.

Subject: Astronomy / Planets / Solar
LanguageLatin
Extent1p
FormatDiagram
Physical descriptionPencil on paper
Ink on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1676.0033
Figures printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 11, no 128, p 689
Related records in the catalogueEL/C1/71
CLP/8i/32/1
CLP/8i/32
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8383Cassini; Jean Dominique (1625 - 1712); astronomer1625 - 1712
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