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Printed lunar tables, 1722 - 1739

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/14

Scope and Contents

Printed book of lunar tables, including:

1. Tables for the right ascension of the Moon, with the computed error for 1722-1725 inclusive.

2. Tables of the Moon's longitude, 1725-1739. Various years have been duplicated and copied. There is also a small grocery bill.

3. Computations concerning a hyperbola, in Latin.

4. Letter covering the computations undertaken by Gael Morris on Halley's observations, 25 December 1739.

5. Laws and equations relating to the hyperbola, written in Latin, missing part of the transcript.

6. Table and calculations of an eclipse of the Sun.


  • 1722 - 1739

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-31 13:51:19+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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