Reference numberEL/A/19
TitleTranslated extract of a letter, from Adrian Auzout to Henry Oldenburg
DescriptionConcerning Auzout's new methods of taking the diameters of the planets; concerning Burattini's telescopic lenses; some details about the controversy between Auzout and Hevelius; hopes for observing the horizontal eclipse of the moon
This is a partial translation of the letter (EL/A/17) by Oldenburg
Read to Royal Society on 9 January 1667
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/A/17
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2328Auzout; Adrian (1622 - 1691); physician and astronomer1622 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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