Reference numberCLP/8i/66
TitlePaper, 'An eclipse of the Moon observed at Wanstead [London] on 30 October 1715' by James Pound
DescriptionProduced by Edmond Halley. Tracks the measurements of the Moon during ther eclipse between 15:09 and 17:43 on 30 October 1715. Pound complains that the clouds made measurments at the beginning of the eclipse difficult, and that the clock used was slower than the actual time.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 15 December 1715
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/12/87
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
NA6741Pound; James (1669 - 1724); clergyman; East India Company chaplain; astronomer1669 - 1724
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