An account of a surprizing meteor, seen in the air March 19. 1718/19. at night Containing, I. A description of this meteor, from the original letters of those who saw it in different places. II. Some historical accounts of the like meteors before. III. A demonstration that such meteors are not Comets. IV. That such meteors are not a concourse of vapours above our atmosphere. V. That they are prodigious blasts of thunder and lightnings in the upper regions of our air. VI. Observations from the whole. By William Whiston, M.A. sometime professor of the Mathematicks in the University of Cambridge. The second edition. To which is added, a vindication of his account of the late meteor, from the different account given of it by Dr. Halley, in the philosophical transactions, numb. 360

Main Author: Whiston, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for W. Taylor, at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row 1719, 1719
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T18935. - Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (56p.,plate) 8°