Samuel Dunn's analysis of the 18th-century transits

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Samuel Dunn's analysis of the 18th-century transits

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In his "A Determination of the Exact Moments of Time" (London, 1770), Samuel Dunn provided this large folding plate to compare the appearances of Venus in transit in 1761 and 1769. He also tabulated the timings of the events, drawing on his own observations and those of others, and noting the powers of the various telescopes that had been used.

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Object contributed by Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford

Object 6 of 8 objects associated with "Image-celestial".

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