‘America’s earliest (European-style) astronomical observatory, founded and used by Georg Marggrafe in Dutch colonial Brazil (1638-1643)’

Oscar T. Matsuura, Huib J. Zuidervaart

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScientific Instruments in the History of Science
Subtitle of host publicationStudies in transfer, use and preservation
EditorsMarcus Granato, Marta C. Lourenço
Place of PublicationRio de Janeiro
PublisherMast, Rio de Janeiro
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)978 85 60069 57 6
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • History of astronomy
  • Dutch colonial Brazil
  • 17th century

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