By Steven Wepster
In the 18th century, in basic terms clinical pursuits in addition to the sensible must haves of navigation encouraged the improvement of recent theories and methods to properly describe celestial and lunar motion.
"Between concept and Observations" offers an in depth and actual account, to not be came across somewhere else within the literature, of Tobias Mayer's vital contributions to the examine of lunar motion—including the production of his recognized set of lunar tables, which have been the main actual in their time.
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