Reference numberEL/H3/105
TitleLetter, from John Horsley to James Jurin, dated at Morpeth
CreatorHorsley; John (1685-1732); natural philosopher; antiquarian
Date22 May 1724
DescriptionObservations of the eclipse of the sun with details about how he did this (camera obscura and pendulum clock); lists six questions about curvature and the laws of centripetal forces
Place originMorpeth, Northumberland, England
Origin coordinates55.16765, -1.6912
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5031Jurin; James (1684 - 1750); physician1684 - 1750
NA8080Horsley; John (1685 - 1732); archaeologist1685 - 1732
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