Reference numberCLP/8ii/8
TitlePaper, observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites from 10 July 1726 to 12 April 1725 observed at Petersburgh by Mr de L'Isle
Date28 July 1728
DescriptionExtract of a letter to the publisher
"Sir, I send you at present all the observations of the satellites of Jupiter that I have made here the two last times of his appearance; and I don't question but there will be number sufficient to settle the difference of our meridians, by comparing them with the observations made in England."

Read to the Royal Society on 31 October 1728

Subject: Astronomy / Planets
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1729.0007
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 36, no 407, p 37
Related records in the catalogueRBO/13/83
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