Reference numberRBO/15/91
Alternative reference numberRBO.15.431
TitleAccount of a 'white Iris' seen in the sky sent by Dr Scheuchzer to Hans Sloane
DescriptionOn 12 September 1728 Scheuchzer was travelling from Zurich to Baden in thick fog when he noticed an 'iris' of white colour - details of a white rainbow which a friend had witnessed on 9 September are given - refers to a similar event in Oxford on 23 Nvoember 1675 by Dr Plot, which was printed in 'Philosophical Transactions'
Read to the Royal Sooiety on 3 June 1731
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