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Image number: RS.15528
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Lunar eclipse

Date

29 October 1697

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p2

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 298mm
width (page): 184mm

Subject

Description

Diagram of a lunar eclipse observed by Cassini on 29 October 1697 at Rotterdam. This observation was printed in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 20, no. 236 (1698).

Object history

Printed as figs 2-8: lunar eclipse observed in Rotterdam, 29 October 1697, in J. Cassini, ‘Eclipsis lunaris observatio, facta Roterodami die 29 Octobris Anni 1697 N. S.’, Phil. Trans., vol. 20, no. 236 (January 1698), pp. 15-28.

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