Reference numberL&P/9/153
TitleLetter, 'A letter on the observation of a luminous arch' from Francis John Hyde Wollaston to Francis Wollaston
Date24 February 1784
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from F. J. H. Wollaston (dated Sydney College, Cambridge, February 24, 1784) to the Rev. Francis Wollaston, LL. B. F. R. S'

Read 14 December 1786
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1790.0007
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7219Wollaston; Francis John Hyde (1762 - 1823)1762 - 1823
NA3227Wollaston; Francis (1731 - 1815)1731 - 1815
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