Reference numberEL/M1/68
TitleLetter, from Eric Mauritius to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorMauritius; Erich (1631-1691); German jurist
Date19 March 1672
DescriptionExpressing respect for the Royal Society and giving some observations of the comet witnessed in Germany in March 1672
Printed page with figure of the comet (text in German) is attached
FormatManuscript and Printed
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Access statusOpen
Related materialLBO/5/191 for figure of comet and annotation
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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