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On new tables of the moon's parallax, to be substituted for those of Burckhardt.

John Couch Adams

Editorial: London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode. Without date but docketed in pencil as an offprint 'From Nautical Almanac ', 1856
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English astronomer (1819-92) whose mathematical prediction of the existence of Neptune anticipated Le Verrier's discovery of that planet. Octavo. Unbound. Ten leaves and one blank. Paginated [35]-53. Very good. Five pages of text (35-9), four tables (pp.40-3) and a set of 'Tables containing the corrections to be applied to the values of the moon's equatorial horizontal parallax given in the nautical almanacs 1840-1855, in order to make them agree with those calculated from Mr. Adams' tables.' (pp.46-53). One small closed tear to antepenultimate leaf. Accompanied by five leaves of pertinent calculations, in a contemporary hand. N° de ref. de la librería 3933

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Título: On new tables of the moon's parallax, to be ...

Editorial: London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode. Without date but docketed in pencil as an offprint 'From Nautical Almanac '

Año de publicación: 1856

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