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Tables on Jupiter's satellites with respect to their mean motion, eclipses, relative position and immersions and emersions, 1760

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/66: 29-38v

Scope and Contents

Notes on how to observe the satellites and use the tables are included, together with copied pieces on Ole Rømer, 'Progressive Motion of Light in the Eclipses of Jupiter's Satellites', from 'Philosophical Transactions', Vol. 1, p. 409; Edmond Halley's hypothesis of Jupiter's satellites and his counter-arguments, from 'Philosophical Transactions', No. 214, November and December 1694; and James Bradley, 'Observations of Jupiter's Satellites'.

Dates

  • 1760

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

10 folio(s) (10 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2013-03-05 15:41:24+00:00

Repository Details

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