Reference numberEL/F1/34
TitleMartin Fogel, dated at Hamburg, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorFogel; Martin (1635-1675); professor of logic and metaphysics at the Akademisches Gymnasium, Hamburg; physician; linguist
Date1 November 1671
DescriptionAttaches the observations, and figures, of the solar sunspot by Henry Sivers witnessed at Hamburg in August 1671; discusses Hevelius's account of the transit of the moon by Jupiter (see EL/H2/27); list of general enquiries; corrections to be made to his published letter in 'Philosophical Transactions'
Read to the Royal Society on 9 November 1671
Extent5 sides
Place originHamburg, Hamburg, Germany, (Holy Roman Empire)
Origin coordinates53.57532, 10.01534
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 8, p 330
Second figure of Sivers's observations was printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 6, no 78, p 3033
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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