Reference numberL&P/4/291
TitlePaper, 'Le retour de la celebre comete de 1682 [The return of the famous comet of 1682]' by Charles Messier
Description22 pages in French, with 20 pages of English translation. Contains tables.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A memoir, containing the history of the return of the famous comet of 1682, with observations of the same, made at Paris, at the Marine observatory, in January, February, March, April, May, and the beginning of June, 1759. By Mr. Messier, Astronomer, Keeper of the Journals, Plans, and Maps belonging to the Marine of France, Fellow of the Royal Society in London, and Member of the Society of Sciences in Holland; translated from the French by Matthew Maty, M.D. Sec. R. S'

Read 9 January 1766
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1765.0034
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5568Messier; Charles (1730 - 1817)1730 - 1817
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