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Reference numberEL/O1/99
LevelItem
TitleHenry Oldenburg, dated at London, to Christian Huygens
CreatorOldenburg; Henry (1619-1677); German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent
Date23 January 1669
DescriptionConcerning his observations of the solar eclipse; concerning the publication of the position of fixed stars from a Greek manuscript copy of the 'Almagest'; states that he will send Wallis's paper on tides; that his telescope is nearly ready; concerning errors in 'Specimen recognitionis' published by Erasmus Bartholin at Copenhagen; concerning an instrument for measuring small distances which can be attached to a telescope; concerning distribution of his 'Cometographia' and 'Selenographia'
LanguageLatin
Extent3 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 352
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/a71a7dbb-029c-460b-8061-811dbfd39dba
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NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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