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Reference numberEL/C1/78
LevelItem
TitleJean Dominique Cassini, dated at Paris, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorCassini; Jean Dominique (1625-1712); Italian/French mathematician; astronomer; engineer; astrologer
Date2 January 1677
DescriptionCassini gives thanks for the astronomical calculations computed by Oldenburg and Flamsteed which were sent to him and that his calculations for predicting the path of the sunspot were similar to those published by Flamsteed in 'Philosophical Transactions', and that he continues to use this theory for predictions
LanguageLatin
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in LBO/28/352
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 13, p 166
For Flamsteed's calculations see 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 11, no 128, p 687
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/65af4888-57a7-4593-beaa-555e07e31f35
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CodeNameDates
NA8383Cassini; Jean Dominique (1625 - 1712); astronomer1625 - 1712
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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