Papers of the Board of Longitude : Navigation tables

Papers of the Board of Longitude

<p>A series of German astronomical tables, with either a translation or additional tables in English and in French. There is no given author for any of the sets of tables - perhaps this absence of an author implies that it would have been obvious to those using or reading the tables who they were made by.</p> <p>There is one page [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(53);return false;'>26</a>] of particular interest; a table for the “Dip in the Horizon” that has comparative tables for the “Height of the Eye" in English, French, Wienner and Rheinländische.</p> <p>Sophie Waring<br />History and Philosophy of Science<br />University of Cambridge<br /> </p>


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