Reference numberL&P/2/450
TitlePaper, 'A new way of measuring the Sun's apparent diameter at the times of the Earth's perihelian and aphelion' by Servington Savery
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions [10 years after being read], as 'A new way of measuring the difference between the apparent diameter of the Sun at the times of the Earth's perhelion and aphelion , or when the Sun is nearer or to or farther than Earth, with a micrometer placed in a telescope invented for that purpose; tho the charge or magnifying power of the telescope is so great , that the whole Sun's diameter does not appear therein at one view'

Read 27 October 1743
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1753.0026
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