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Theories of the Sun, Moon and planets, 1875 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/87

Scope and Contents

Theories of the Sun, Moon and planets, including a circular from M. Montagne on solar parallax; notes on Montucla, Pliny, Ptolemy and Halley relating to the saros of solar eclipses; tables by S. Newcomb on the transformation of P.A. Hansen's lunar theory as regards longitudes into modern notations; letters and calculations on the motion of the Moon and other lunar theory; a formula for the heliocentric co-ordinations of a planet; and letters and calculations by A. Hall, M. Souillant, W.A. Rogers, Mr Chase, etc., on other matters to do with the Sun, Moon and planets.

Dates

  • 1875 - 1879

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

L1/17

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:57:59+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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