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By Steven Wepster

In the 18th century, basically medical pursuits in addition to the sensible prerequisites of navigation stimulated the improvement of latest theories and methods to properly describe celestial and lunar motion.


"Between conception and Observations" offers a close and actual account, to not be discovered in other places within the literature, of Tobias Mayer's vital contributions to the examine of lunar motion—including the production of his well-known set of lunar tables, that have been the main exact in their time.

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