Astronomy -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749-1822). These are calculations, tables, and notes regarding the planets Uranus, Venus, Jupiter, and other planets and celestial bodies including comets and stars. There are also notes relating to the history of Astronomy.
Photostats and other research material, photos, manuscripts, newspapers and clippings, bound volumes, Master's thesis, chapter drafts, genealogical information, research ntoes, etc.
Estate files, correspondence, manuscripts, 3x5 notecards and notebooks, genealogical data bound volumes, Interstate Commerce Commission license, scrolls, photos, letterbooks, periodicals, photostats and other research material, and scrapbook of maps, pamphlets, manuscripts, etc.
Bound volumes, record books, common-place books, pamphlets, financial books and periodicals, mewspapers and magazines, accounts, tax reports, correspondence, remembrances, family coat-of-arms, postcards, etc.
Correspondence, notes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, research material, genealogical information (families of McPike, Halley/Hawley, Brown, Parker, Denton, etc.), linguistics manuscripts and materials, photostats, correspondence, negatives, bound volumes, essays, etc.
This letter is dated 15 August 1686 and was written to Dr. Johann Philipp von Wurtzelbau (1651-1725) "my dear and respectable friend." Its content is concerned with arguments relating to lunar eclipses, about the planets Mars and Uranus, some astronomical theories, and in what should be made public. Hevelius expresses concern that his observations are considered forbidden by the council in Rome.