image MS_131_136
Image number: RS.16463
Credit: ©The Royal Society

The illumination of part of the outer limb of Venus when it was partly on the Sun's disc during its transit

Date

1761

Creator

Torbern Olof Bergman (1735-1784, Swedish), Chemist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p136

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 133mm
width (paper): 185mm

Subject

Content object

Description

The illumination of part of the outer limb of Venus when it was partly on the Sun's disc during its transit, observed by Tobern Olof Bergman at Uppsala in Sweden. His paper was read to the Royal Society on 19 November 1761.

Transcription

On the verso, in pen, 'Thorbern Bergmann on Venus'
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Torbern Bergman, 'An Account of the Observations Made on the Same Transit at Uppsala in Sweden', Phil. Trans., vol. 52 (1761), pp. 227-30, tab. 8.

Related Fellows

Torbern Olof Bergman (1735-1784, Swedish), Chemist

Associated place

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