Reference numberL&P/4/310
TitleLetter, 'Of two new comets' from Charles Messier to the Royal Society
Date11 March 1766
Description4 pages in French, with 1 page of English translation.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A discovery, with observations, of two new comets in the Marine Observatory at Paris; by M. Messier, F. R. S. and Member of the Academy of Sciences at Paris; translated from the French, by M. Maty, M. D. Sec. R. S'

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Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1766.0009
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5568Messier; Charles (1730 - 1817)1730 - 1817
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