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Reference numberEL/H2/27
LevelItem
TitleJohannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk), to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHevelius; Johannes (1611-1687); astronomer
Date1671
DescriptionStates that M Picard has gone to Uraniburg to determine differences between the meridians at Paris and Uraniburg; that bad weather prevents astronomical observations but that he was able to witness the first satellite in Jupiter's shadow and sends his account (see EL/H2/28)
Read to the Royal Society on 2 November 1671
LanguageLatin
Extent4 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 8, p 271
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/52c19e6c-afcc-40fa-abba-71ab445c9ca1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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