Reference numberCLP/8i/37
TitlePaper, 'Helio-cometes et seleno-cometes' [The Sun-comet and the Moon-comet] by Johann Christoph Sturm
DescriptionAccount of an appearance of the Sun and Moon emitting long tails streaching to the horizon. Observed on 8 December at Altorff near to Nurnberg [Germany]. Phenomenon lasted all night, the sun arising the next morning with a similar tail. Includes drawings of the comets.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society 2 April 1689
Physical descriptionPencil on paper
Ink on paper
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Access statusOpen
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