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Lunar tables, 1778

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/86
Lunar tables
Lunar tables

Scope and Contents

Lunar tables in longitude and latitude according to the Newtonian law of gravity, by Charles Mason, 1778. The volume includes a disapproval of Mason's fee from the Board of Longitude [RGO 4/86: 2]; an example of computing the Moon's longitude and latitude; annual equations of the Moon's anomaly and ascending node; and computed longitude and latitude compared with observed longitude and latitude, with corrections, 13 September 1750 - 2 November 1760 [RGO 4/86: 14r].


  • 1778


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1 volume(s) (1 volume (29 ff.))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference



Mason, Charles

Finding aid date

2005-11-04 16:17:52+00:00

Includes index.

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