Reference numberCLP/8ii/5
TitlePaper, 'Observations made at Vera Cruz [Veracruz, Mexico]' by Joseph Harris
DescriptionHarris describes a partial solar eclipse on 11 March 1727. He writes: 'The latitude of this place I found (by several distant observation made by a quadrant of four feet radius) to be 19° 12' N.'

Revised and communicated by Edmond Halley

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 15 February 1727

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Astronomical observations made at Vera Cruz, by Mr. Joseph Harris. Revised and communicated by Edm. Halley, L. L. D. Astron. Reg. & R. S. S'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1727.0027
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/22
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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