Reference numberCLP/8i/61
TitlePaper, 'Observatis eclipsis lunaris peracto Bostoniis' [Observations of the lunar eclipse observated at Boston, New England [USA] on 5 April 1707] by Thomas Brattle
Date10 November 1707
DescriptionThe observation took place on the morning of 12 June 1694. The location was at the college at Cambridge [possibly Harvard], about 4 miles from Boston. A brass quadrant and a telescope were used. On reverse is a note from Warrington about Dr Woodward.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of some eclipses of the sun and moon, observed by Mr Tho. Brattle, at Cambridge, about four miles from Boston in New-England, whence the difference of longitude between Cambridge and London is determin'd, from an observation made of one of them at London'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1704.0028
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6100Woodward; John (1665 - 1728); physician, natural historian, and antiquary1665 - 1728
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