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Reference numberEL/W4/8
LevelItem
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
Date1736
DescriptionOriginal letter in Latin dated 25 October 1736

Discussing differences between his observations of the parhelia (mock suns) on 31 December 1735 and those of Mr Neve's made at Peterborough on 30 December 1735
Read to the Royal Society on 17 February 1736
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Place originWittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Origin coordinates51.8661, 12.64973
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/W4/9 for Weidler's observations of parhelia
Original is EL/W4/11
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/55412bf2-3d6c-4991-b8db-4383e0e373d5
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
NA6780Weidler; Johann Friedrich (? 1691 - 1755); mathematician and astronomer? 1691 - 1755
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