Reference numberRBO/4/4
Alternative reference numberRBO.4.15
Title'The Earle of Sandwich's Observations Of the Comet of 1668 and the Eclipse of the Moon of the 8th of May 1668'
DescriptionObservations made whilst in Spain
Letter dated at Lisbon 1668
Figure of comet and eclipse of moon in text
Read to the Royal Society on 22 October 1668
Figure 1 - ink drawing, height 10.5 cm x 17.5cm
Figure 2 - ink and pencil drawing, hieght 110 mm x 105 mm
Extent6 sides
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Access statusOpen
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