Reference numberCLP/8ii/6/1
TitleManuscript, 'The construction of the famous annular eclipse of the Sun at London March 21 1764' from Joseph Smith to Edmond Halley
DescriptionSmith writes: 'having lately inform'd my self in the nature of periods of eclipses; I was thereby invigorated to undertake the calculations previous to the constructions of all the eclipses both solar and lunar as well invisible as visible for 77 years commencing anno 1724 and ending anno 1800'. Includes a diagram of the eclipse of 1764.

Read to the Royal Society on 4 April 1728

Subject: Astronomy
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/8ii/6/2
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NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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