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Simpson, Thomas, 1710 - 1761 (mathematician)


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Stellar observations and calculations, 1743 - 1771

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/67
Scope and Contents Various observations and calculations, primarily of the stars.1. Tables and equations for the Earth's perturbations by Venus and Jupiter and for the lunar equation.2. Catalogue of the stars for 1690 and 1760, with elements for their aberrations.3. Corrections for the tables of Dalembert, Halley, Mayer and Clairaut.4. To find the aberration in right ascension and declination.5. Comparisons with Nicholas Louis de Lacaille's star catalogue, 1750 and...
Dates: 1743 - 1771
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