Reference numberL&P/8/52
TitleLetter, 'Of the same meteor as observed at Hartlepool' from William Cooper to Joseph Banks
Date19 August 1783
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations on a remarkable meteor seen on the 18th of August, 1783, communicated in a letter to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S. By William Cooper, D.D. F.R.S. Archdeacon of York'

Read 15 Janury 1784
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1784.0012
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2610Cooper; William (- 1786) - 1786
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView