Reference numberRSL/1/31
Title'Extract of a letter from Monsieur Mechain, a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, to Mr de Magellan, dated the 25 February 1783 on the element or orbit of the new planet discovered by Mr Herschel FRS and on the late transit of Mercury with some observations of the best [ ] of the Pleiades'
DescriptionCommunicated by Mr de Magellan FRS.

On the discovery of Uranus by William Herschel.
Extent4 sides
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsNo photocopying
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8072Magellan; John Hyacinth de (1722 - 1790)1722 - 1790
NA8060Herschel; Sir; William (1738 - 1822); astronomer1738 - 1822
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