Record

Reference numberCLP/8i/46
LevelFile
TitlePaper, observation of the transit of mercury across the sun witnessed in Nuremberg in 1690 by J P Wurzelbaur
Date1690
DescriptionTransit of mercury observed by Johann Philipp von Wurzelbau (1651-1725) on 31 October 1690 in Nuremberg. Wurzelbau's letter to Edmond Halley was read to a meeting of the Royal Society on 4 February 1691. The observation, without the figure, was printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol. 17, no. 192 (1691).
Subject: Astronomy / Planets
LanguageLatin
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0086
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/46/2
CLP/8i/46/1
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