Reference numberCLP/8i/7
TitlePaper, regarding a comet witnessed in Croatia in January 1663 by Sir Robert Moray
DescriptionDescription of a comet seen on 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. Includes a figure in the text of the comet.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 9 March 1663
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8i/7/2
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NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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