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Reference numberEL/F1/105
LevelItem
TitleJohn Flamsteed, dated at Derby, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorFlamsteed; John (1646-1719); astronomer; astronomer royal
Date9 December 1673
DescriptionDiscusses the letters he has sent to various correspondents (Cassini, Jonas Moore) about determining the diameters and distances of planets from Earth; mentions a letter about his ephemerides to John Collins (see EL/F1/99) and the request that he should buy him a planoconvex glass from any remaining money
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDerby, Derbyshire, England
Origin coordinates52.92277, -1.47663
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 10, p 381
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/f5453711-348f-4c1b-bdcc-452c1f558fa7
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8219Flamsteed; John (1646 - 1719); astronomer1646 - 1719
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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