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Reference numberL&P/4/391
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'The parallax and magnitude of fixed stars calculated from the quantity of their light' by John Michell
Date1767
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An inquiry into the probable parallax, and magnitude of the fixed stars, from the quantity of light which they afford us, and the particular circumstances of their situation, by the Rev. John Michell, B. D. F. R. S'

Read 7 May 1767
Extent39p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1767.0028
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7798Michell; John (1724 - 1793)1724 - 1793
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