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De Parallaxi Magni Orbis. Jac. Gregorius, before 1675

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [142]

Scope and Contents

A draft of the parallax method of proving the earth's motion, i.e., by measuring the angular distance between two stars from diametrically opposite points in the earth's orbit. This was consulted by David in the course of preparing his Astronomiae.

Dates

  • before 1675

Creator

Physical Description

1

Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

Extent

From the Fonds: 0.5 metre

Physical Description

1

Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

Processing Information

Kiki's number=367

Processing Information

Duncan Fisher23 August 2002

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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