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Reference numberEL/H3/66
LevelItem
TitleRobert Hooke, dated at London, to Henry Jacobs
CreatorHooke; Robert (1635-1703); natural philosopher
Date10 October 1681
DescriptionHooke has collated observations of the eclipse (unclear whether it is of the sun or moon) by Flamsteed at Derby, by Bullialdus and Cassini at Paris, by Hevelius at Gdansk; asks for compass readings ('variation of the magnetic needle') at Lisbon; developments with determining longitude
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/dcec16f6-538b-44e5-9e3d-955dab646189
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CodeNameDates
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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