Lacaille, Nicolas Louis de, 1713 - 1762 (astronomer)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Various loose calculations, equations and diagrams, including a paper on elementary trigonometry and central forces, an unfinished table on the deviation of the stars in north polar distance common to all stars, star charts of the Pleiades, observations of principal stars and calculations using Lacaille's tables.
Astronomical tables and ephemerides, including notes on Burg's new lunar tables, elements of solar tables of several astronomers (de Lalande, Mayer, de Lacaille, Morris, Mason and Howe) and several memoranda on comparisons of various stars.
An undated photostat of a letter in French from Joseph de Lalande to Nevil Maskelyne, 4 March 1776, enclosing requested errata to a book being written on the work and observations of Abbé de Lacaille.
- Cape of Good Hope 1