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Reference numberEL/A/12
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Adrian Auzout to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris
CreatorAuzout; Adrien (1622-1691); French astronomer; mathematician
Date5 May 1666
DescriptionConcerning Robert Hooke's discovery of a spot on Mars and Eustachio Divini's discovery of a permanent spot on Jupiter. Accepts the invitation to become a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Subject: Astronomy

Read to the Royal Society on 9 May 1666
LanguageFrench
Extent5p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related material'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', edited and translated by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 3, pp 100-105
Related records in the catalogueLBC/1/361
LBO/27/67
LBO/1/305
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/41b6a969-6781-48ff-92ea-df848783d8ec
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2328Auzout; Adrian (1622 - 1691); physician and astronomer1622 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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