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Computation of the Sun's place, 1765 - 1766

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/72

Scope and Contents

Computations relating to the Sun, including those on the Sun's place using Johann Mayer's tables, 11 May 1765 - 29 April 1766, with reference to the obliquity of the ecliptic. There are calculations of the mean time of the transit of the Moon between 31 May 1765 and 28 April 1766, and on the Moon's longitude and latitude using Mayer's tables, 31 May - 19 November 1765. The calculations were made by William Bayly.


  • Creation: 1765 - 1766


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-11-04 14:35:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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