image MS_131_139
Image number: RS.16465
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Diagram for explaining the rainbow

Date

1700

Creator

Edmond Halley (1656-1742, British), Astronomer

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p139

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 108mm
width (paper): 178mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Diagram for explaining the rainbow, printed in E. Halley, ‘De iride, sive de arcu caelesti, dissertatio Geometrica’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 22, no. 267 (1700), pp. 714-25.

Object history

E. Halley, ‘De iride, sive de arcu caelesti, dissertatio Geometrica’, Phil. Trans., vol. 22, no. 267 (1700), pp. 714-25.

Related Fellows

Edmond Halley (1656-1742, British), Astronomer

Associated place

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