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Listing for Author: John Flamsteed


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1600-1699"When [Isaac] Newton arrived at Greenwich in September 1694, the astronomer [John Flamsteed] showed him 157 lunar posi...Isaac Newton John Flamsteedastronomical calculations (lunar positions)Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799Adrian Johns discusses John Flamsteed's reading of sheets 1 and 3 of his star catalogue (submitted for printing withou...John Flamsteed John Flamsteedsections of catalogue of starsPrint: sheets
1700-1799Adrian Johns describes how "[Edmond] Halley ... [took] to 'correcting' the copy [of John Flamsteed's star catalogue] i...Edmond Halley John Flamsteedcatalogue of stars
1700-1799"As late as 1782 ... [Caroline Herschel] would employ a telescope to 'sweep' the sky for comets, with her brother Will...Caroline and William HerschelJohn FlamsteedAtlas CoelestisPrint: Book


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