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Reference numberEL/H2/1
LevelItem
TitleJohannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk), to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHevelius; Johannes (1611-1687); astronomer
Date4 January 1664
DescriptionPraises the Royal Society; states that he will send his 'Cometographia' when it is published; states that a catalogue of fixed stars must be realised before any further work can take place; states that he is working on his 'Machina Coelestis' but that he needs the observations of King Ulug-Beg, which are found in a Persian manuscript in Oxford
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originGda?sk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Origin coordinates54.35205, 18.64637
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 136
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/374e4580-3d2e-46e1-b83b-7ada8ff95332
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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