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American Philosophical Society
Planetary, Lunar, and Solar Positions, New and Full Moons, A.D. 1650-1805 (Memoir 59S)
Owen Gingerich, and Barbara Welther
These new tables cover the period from the mid-17th to the 19th centuries when astronomical ephemerides were evolving most rapidly. Stylistically, these tables resemble those previously published by the Am. Philosophical Soc. (APS): Bryant Tuckerman’s “Planetary, Lunar, & Solar Positions, 601 B.C. to A.D. 1 (Memoirs 56)” & “A.D. 2 to A.D. 1649 (Memoirs 59)” & Herman H. Goldstine’s “New & Full Moon, 1001 B.C. to A.D. 1651 (Memoirs 94).” The authors of this vol. have incorporated into their tables features consistent with the almanacs & ephemerides published in this historical period: the Gregorian calendar is used throughout; planetary positions are computed for 12 hours U.T. (noon); new & full moons are computed for U.T.; the Julian day number is given for new & full moons. Supplementing the tables is a long analytical essay which examines the theoretical & computational devts. in almanac-making in the period that bridges between Kepler & Laplace.
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