Reference numberL&P/5/200
TitlePaper, 'Observations of the immersions and emersions of Jupiter's first satellite at Funchal' by Thomas Heberden
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations of immersions and emersions of Jupiter's first satellite, made at Funchal, in Madeira, with a reflecting telescope of 18 inches focus, made by Mr. Short. The time was found by taking equal altitudes, with a quadrant of 12 inches radius, made by Mr. Bird, and with the help of a good pendulum clock made in London'

Read 13 December 1770
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1770.0044
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5828Heberden; Thomas (1703 - 1769); physician1703 - 1769
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