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Computations for the Sun and Moon, 1765 - 1768

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/44

Scope and Contents

Computations made from the observed positions of the Sun and the Moon, with various other computations.

1. Moon's observed position, 17 December 1766 - 10 May 1767.

2. Sun's longitude and latitude observed between 18 May 1765 and 10 May 1767.

3. Moon's observed position, 31 May 1765 - 10 May 1767.

4. Mean time of the transit of the Moon's limb, 12 May 1767 - 23 January 1768.

5. Moon's position and the obliquity of the ecliptic computed 12 May 1767 to 7 January 1768.

6. Moon's observed position, 12 May 1767 - 9 January 1768.

7. Sun's declination observed from 15 May 1767 to 23 January 1768.

8. Sun's longitude observed from 15 May 1767 to 23 January 1768.

9. Johann Mayer's 'Small equations' on the Sun compared to Maskelyne's tables, 15 May 1767 - 23 January 1768.

10. Mean time of transit of planets from 11 May 1765 to 17 December 1767.

11. Planets' positions computed from 11 May 1765 to 4 January 1768.





















Dates

  • 1765 - 1768

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

A1/345

Finding aid date

2005-11-04 14:21:27+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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