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Reference numberEL/H1/70
LevelItem
TitleChristian Huygens, dated at the Hague, to Henry Oldenburg
DateOctober 1670
DescriptionDiscussing Wallis's new treatise; concerning the discovery of a new star in Cygnus; concerns observations of Saturn with his 22-foot telescope, and looks forward to obaining the observations of Hooke and of Hevelius; introduces the work of de Monceaux, who has made observations whilst in the Levant, and states that he will be arriving at the Royal Society
Read to the Royal Society on 27 October 1670
LanguageFrench
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 216
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c 1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc 1619 - 1677
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