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Image number: RS.15564
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Parhelia

Date

9 November 1698

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p1

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 307mm
width (page): 190mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Figure of parhelia in an extract of a letter from Samuel Petto, 'a grave divine', observed at Sudbury, Suffolk, 28 August 1698. This was communicated by Dr Beverley to the Royal Society on 9 November 1698, and printed in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 21, no. 250.

Object history

9 November 1698, 'Dr Beverley sent an account of the Parelij seen in Suffolk for which he was order'd the thanks of the Society & Dr Wallis was desired to give his thoughts of it' (JBO/10/87).

Samuel Petto, ‘Concerning some Parhelia seen at Sudbury in Suffolk 28 August 1698’, Phil. Trans. vol. 21, no. 250 (March 1699), pp. 107-08.

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