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Observations of the Moon, 1670 - 1693

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/5

Scope and Contents

Observations and computations of the Moon for 1623-1693, with laws to find the generation of a parabola, and associated sketches and equations. There are calculations of the Moon's place by the 'Tychowich Theory' and from Copernicus's observations. There is also an undated Latin account of a comet, from which the trajectory and orbit of Halley's Comet is deduced.


  • 1670 - 1693

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-31 13:46:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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