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Reference numberEL/C1/75
LevelItem
TitleJean Dominique Cassini, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCassini; Jean Dominique (1625-1712); Italian/French mathematician; astronomer; engineer; astrologer
Date24 October 1676
DescriptionConcerning the meridian altitudes of the sun observed at Caen, and the altitudes of the stars, so that the same might be observed at St Helena island in the south Atlantic
Oldenburg added a note on the back of the letter about meridinal altitudes of the moon and fixed stars, and about the spots on the sun
LanguageLatin
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/347
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 13, p 104
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/e29575da-f4f0-4b88-8357-f13cb6f61591
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8383Cassini; Jean Dominique (1625 - 1712); astronomer1625 - 1712
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