Book on nautical astronomy, 1774
Scope and Contents
A book concerning nautical astronomy, including finding longitude at sea by means of the Moon's distance from the fixed stars, illustrated by examples from 1774. The items include the astronomical observations of Willem Barents, 1596-1597; a comparative table of thermometer scales; and a list of flora.
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1 notebook(s) (1 notebook (19 ff.))
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Series: Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)