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Letter, 'Second appendix to the paper on improved solution of a problem in Physical Astronomy' from John Hellins to Nevil Maskelyne

Reference number: L&P/11/109

Date: 27 September 1799

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A second appendix to the improved solution a problem physical astronomy, inserted in the Philosophical Transactions for the year 1798, containing some further remarks, and improved formulae for computing the coefficients A and B; by which the arithmetical work is considerably shortened and facilitated'

Read 12 December 1799

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L&P/11/109
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27 September 1799
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8 pages
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John Hellins

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John Hellins, Letter, 'Second appendix to the paper on improved solution of a problem in Physical Astronomy' from John Hellins to Nevil Maskelyne, 27 September 1799, L&P/11/109, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_11_109/letter-second-appendix-to-the-paper-on-improved-solution-of-a-problem-in-physical-astronomy-from-john-hellins-to-nevil-maskelyne, accessed on 21 April 2024

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