Reference numberRBO/9/60
Alternative reference numberRBO.9.100
Title'Some Instruments, Experiments and Problems with their Solutions, propos'd to the Royal Society by Mr John Lowthorp'
DescriptionAccount of instruments 'Design'ed Some years ago for advancing Astronomy and Perfecting Navigation' - the azimuth, octant with telescopic sights, telescope of sufficient length, movement for measuring time which will work at sea

Details of experiments in mechanics, optics and physics

Read to the Royal Society on 5 May 1703
Extent5 sides
Access statusOpen
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