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Reference numberEL/O1/84
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Johannes Hevelius
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date28 October 1668
DescriptionThat Hevelius's 'Cometographia' has been presented to the Society; concerning Robert Hooke's views about telescopic sights; lists enquiries from Hooke in regard to his 'Cometographia'; that lenses have been commissioned for Hevelius's 60-foot telescope; concerning the solar eclipse; in postscript Oldenburg points about various errata in one copy of 'Cometographia'
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 5, p 112
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/50da8b43-e5bb-47d0-bcd9-dfff5fba3128
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8253Hevelius; Johannes (1611 - 1687); astronomer1611 - 1687
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