Reference numberCLP/8i/76
TitlePaper, 'Four observations of the eclipses of the first satellite of Jupiter made in the fort of New York for determining the longitude of that place. Its latitude was formerly determin'd to be 40°40'' by W [William] Burnet, C [Cadwallader] Colden and J [James] Alexander
DescriptionThe observations were made in the fort of New York on 9 August 1723.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 11 March 1724

Communicated by William Burnett, Governor of New York

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations of the Eslipses of the first Satellite of Jupiter, communicated by his excellecny William Burnet, Esq; Governor of New York, F. R. S'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1724.0037
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5646Burnett; William (1688 - 1729)1688 - 1729
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