Reference numberEL/W4/14
TitleTranslation of a letter from Johann Weidler, dated at Wittemberg, to Cromwell Mortimer
CreatorWeidler; Johann Friedrich (1691-1755); German astronomer; mathematician; physicist; jurist; professor of mathematics, University of Wittenberg
DescriptionOriginal was dated 28 October 1736

Glad that the Royal Society approved of his report on the parhelia (mock suns) and he sends some engravings of them, as well as some observations of the lunar eclipse in September; in a postscript details are given about an 'aurora borealis' witnessed on 27 October 1736
Extent2 sides
Place originWittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Origin coordinates51.8661, 12.64973
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
NA6780Weidler; Johann Friedrich (? 1691 - 1755); mathematician and astronomer? 1691 - 1755
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