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Paper, 'The resolution of a general proposition for determining the horary alteration of the position of the terrestrial equator' by Thomas Simpson

Reference number: L&P/3/273

Date: 1757

Description

Contains two figures.

Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'The resolution of a general proposition for determining the horary alteration of the position of the terrestrial equator, from the attraction of the Sun and Moon: With some remarks on the solutions given by other authors to that difficult and important problem'

Read 22 December 1757

Reference number
L&P/3/273
Earliest possible date
1757
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
9 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Thomas Simpson

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Thomas Simpson, Paper, 'The resolution of a general proposition for determining the horary alteration of the position of the terrestrial equator' by Thomas Simpson, 1757, L&P/3/273, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_3_273/paper-the-resolution-of-a-general-proposition-for-determining-the-horary-alteration-of-the-position-of-the-terrestrial-equator-by-thomas-simpson, accessed on 19 April 2024

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