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Shoo Rayner

Thanks for this - I'm sure the elliptical nature of the chapel would have been a topic of conversation at the time. If not instrumental in the discovery, it must have been in Kepler's mind somewhere, and have played some part in pattern recognition.
I'm researching Newton at the moment, for a children's book, working out his influences - there are similar happenstances in his life too.

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