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Reference numberEL/C1/53
LevelItem
TitleJean Dominique Cassini, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCassini; Jean Dominique (1625-1712); Italian/French mathematician; astronomer; engineer; astrologer
Date23 April 1672
DescriptionCassini sends his observations of Jupiter and of the comet which were published in the 'Journal des Scavans'
He also compares the observations of the lunar eclipse at Aleppo with observations of the same eclipse made in Italy
Read to the Royal Society on 24 April 1672
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/5/229
Transcribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 9, p 22
For Cassini's articles on Jupiter and on the comet see 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 7, no 82, pp 4039-4050
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/056c6d05-4ed8-4f0d-852a-600fc83a856d
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8383Cassini; Jean Dominique (1625 - 1712); astronomer1625 - 1712
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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