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Reference numberEL/O1/13
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Johannes Hevelius
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
DateNovember 1664
DescriptionRepeating previous letters because Hevelius did not receive them eg the translation of 'Ulug-beg' into Latin, election to the Fellowship; concerning developments in telescopes (draft is EL/O1/11a); observations of Jupiter and Saturn; observations of the solar eclipse; that no observations of the transit of Mercury were made in England but hopes that the English in America had seen it; mentioning queries by Thomas Street about Mercury's orbit; sends observations of the lunar eclipse by Thomas Street in August 1663
LanguageLatin
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, p 300
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/9da86049-5c10-4454-a558-fe5cc8bc2095
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
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