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Reference numberEL/H2/3
LevelItem
TitleTranscription of a letter from Johannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk) to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorHevelius; Johannes (1611-1687); astronomer
Date1665
DescriptionDiscussing his method of observing the transit of Mercury; states that he has finished nine books and that he will write about his observations of the comet
Original dated 1 June 1665
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originGda?sk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Origin coordinates54.35205, 18.64637
Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginal is EL/H2/5
Partial transcription is EL/H2/4
Transcribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 392
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/480cc3ed-23ad-476a-8a49-506f4c8414c7
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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