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Reference numberEL/C1/77
LevelItem
TitleJean Domenico Cassini, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCassini; Jean Dominique (1625-1712); Italian/French mathematician; astronomer; engineer; astrologer
Date16 December 1676
DescriptionCassini states that the spot on the sun has returned for a third time, that he has been observing Mars to determine its parallax, and raises objections against Roemer's theory for the motion of light
LanguageLatin
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/351
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 13, p 152
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/ac91ed50-b3ca-46a6-ab52-1857608790ff
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CodeNameDates
NA8383Cassini; Jean Dominique (1625 - 1712); astronomer1625 - 1712
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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