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Ancient astronomical observations and the accelerations of the earth and moon, by Robert R. Newton.


Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1970] .
ISBN , 0801811805, 9780801811807

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Subjects Acceleration (Mechanics)
Accélération (Mécanique)
Astronomie ancienne.
Astronomie.
Astronomische Beobachtung.
Astronomy, Ancient.
Eclipse.
Eclipses.
Erdrotation.
Éclipses.
Himmelsmechanik.
Histoire.
Lune.
Soleil.
Description xvii, 309 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Dr. Newton discusses and analyses a very large number of ancient and medieval astronomical observations. The objective is the study of the rotation of the Earth and the motion of the Mood during the historical past -- essentially since about 750 B.C. F.R. Stephenson.
Contents Part One: The Ancient Observations -- I Introduction -- II Observations of Solar and Lunar Position -- III Remarks on Solar Eclipses and Ancient Eclipse Records -- IV Ancient Records of Large Solar Eclipses -- V Measurements of Eclipse Magnitudes and Times -- VI Conjunctions and Occultations -- Part Two: The Accelerations -- VII Introduction to Part Two -- VIII Analysis of the Conjunctions and Occultations -- IX Analysis of the Magnitudes of Lunar Eclipses -- X Analysis of Lunar Eclipse Times -- XI Analysis of the Magnitudes of Partial Solar Eclipses -- XII Analysis of the Times of Solar Eclipses -- XIII Analysis of the Large Solar Eclipses -- XIV The Accelerations and Their Variations in Time.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)91579
(OCoLC)ocm00091579
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WorldCat Identities Newton, Robert R.
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