Reference numberEL/F1/59
TitleLetter, from John Flamsteed to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorFlamsteed; John (1646-1719); astronomer; astronomer royal
Date26 February 1669
DescriptionSigned autograph
List of corrections to be made to an article published in 'Philosophical Transactions' (vol 4, no 55, p 1099)
Predicted observations of the occultation of the star 'at the shoulder of Virgo'; observations of the solar eclipse on 25 October 1668 to determine meridians of Paris and London; enquiries about obtaining lenses for his new telescope; wishes to know if Hevelius has tables in his selenography to show the inclinations of the illuminated cusps of the moon from the sun
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall and Marie Boas Hall, vol 6, p 513
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8219Flamsteed; John (1646 - 1719); astronomer1646 - 1719
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