Comet of 1742 by John Bevis

Comet of 1742

John Bevis

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Comet of 1742

John Bevis

Compilation of astronomical observations showing the progress of a comet [now designated C/1742/C1] across the night sky between 23 February and 3 March 1742. The observers were the author, George Graham (1673-1751), James Bradley (1693-1762) and Pierre Charles Le Monnier (1675-1757). Figure appended to a letter, John Bevis, 4 March 1742, to the Royal Society [?]. John Bevis was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1765.

Original: ink on paper. 1742

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