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Computations for the Sun and Moon, 1765 - 1767

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/43

Scope and Contents

Computations of the positions of the Moon and Sun.

1. Computation of Moon's tabular place, 20 November 1765 - 29 April 1766.

2. Cosine and tangent tables.

3. Computations and calculations of the equinoxes, 1766-1767.

4. Reduction of the apparent time of the Sun's passing the meridian to mean time.

5. Sun's position computed from Johann Mayer's tables, 8 May 1766 - 10 May 1767.

6. Moon's position computed from Mayer's tables, 14 May 1766 - 18 December 1766.











Dates

  • 1765 - 1767

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

A1/344

Finding aid date

2005-11-04 14:21:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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