Reference numberPT/1/15
TitleLetter, 'Extract of a letter from Dr [Heinrich] Olbers FRS to Dr [Thomas] Young, For Sec RS, announcing the discovery of a new planet'
Date2 April 1807
DescriptionQuoted extract of a letter sent from Dr [Heinrich] Olbers to Royal Society Foreign Secretary Dr [Thomas] Young. Extract is addressed to Royal Society President Sir Joseph Banks.

Subject: Astronomy

Extracted letter was sent by Olbers from Bremen on 2 April 1807. Not published in Philosophical Transactions.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1804Olbers; Heinrich Wilhelm Mathias (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
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