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Descriptio Machinae ad Planetarum Motuu exhibendum ... in obsero: Paris, 1680

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [165]

Scope and Contents

Diagrams and explanations of things Gregory saw in Paris in December of 1680: a pendulum of the sort used in Huygens' famous horologium, an enormous quadrant, and the moving planetary model of one Dr Romer. This was probably the Danish astromechanic Ole Roemer (1644-1710).

Dates

  • 1680

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Physical Description

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Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

Extent

From the Fonds: 0.5 metre

Physical Description

1

Physical Description

genreform: manuscript

Processing Information

Kiki's number=415

Processing Information

Duncan Fisher23 August 2002

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