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Calculations of stellar positions, 1753 - 1811

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/64

Scope and Contents

Various calculations from observations, primarily of the stars.

1. Mean right ascensions and north polar distances of the stars compared to the comet of 1807-1808.

2. Table of the position of the comet of 1807-1808 by Dr Brinkby.

3. Calculations of refractions of the stars in James Bradley's observations, 1753-1762.

4. Computation for star corrections for several stars, 1808-1809.

5. Elements for star corrections for several stars, 1808-1809.

6. Elements of aberration in north polar distance for circumpolar stars.

7. Calculations for the Sun reduced to the solstice, 1809-1810.

8. Elements of the 1811 comet.


  • 1753 - 1811

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-11-04 14:32:25+00:00

Includes index.

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