Reference numberL&P/5/21
TitlePaper, 'Of determining the solar parallax from the last transit of Venus' from Anders Planman to Matthew Maty
Date18 December 1767
DescriptionContains page of figures.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A determination of the solar parallax attempted, by a peculiar method, from the observations of the last transit of Venus: By Andrew Planman, Professor of Natural Philosophy, in the University of Aböa, and Member of the Academy of Sciences at Stockholm; together with a letter from him to Mr. James Short, F. R. S.'

Read 24 March 1768
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1768.0016
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4514Maty; Matthew (1718 - 1776)1718 - 1776
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