Record

Reference numberCLP/8i/7
LevelFile
TitlePaper, description of a comet witnessed in Croatia in January 1663 by Sir Robert Moray
Date1663
DescriptionFigure in text.
Description of a comet seen on the 2 January 1663 or 1664. The first time at Gratz and at Rackelsburg and Czackathurn on 17 January, rising after midnight, and appearing till the break of day. It is of the same colour with other stars, but having the figure of an half-moon in the middle of its body, and the tail pointing northwards.
Subject: Astronomy
Read to the Royal Society on 9 March 1663
LanguageGerman
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/7/2
CLP/8i/7/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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