Reference numberL&P/4/351
TitleLetter, 'Of a new method of determining longitudes of places from observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites' from Peter William Wargentin to Nevil Maskelyne
Date6 July 1766
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. Wargentin, F. R. S. and Secretary of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Stockholm to the Rev. Mr Maskelyne, M. A. F. R. S. and Astronomer Royal at Greenwich, containing an essay of a new method of determining the longitude of places, from observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites'

Read 11 December 1766
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1766.0035
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8350Wargentin; Pehr Wilhelm (1717 - 1783)1717 - 1783
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
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