Archive for History of Exact Sciences

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

The motion of Mars in Egyptian planetary tables

  • George Abraham


B. L. van der Waerden's thesis, that the motion of Mars in the Stobart Tables has been computed by linear methods based on the assumption of a piece-wise constant velocity, is discussed in this paper, and some further evidence presented.


Constant Velocity Linear Method Planetary Table 
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© Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Abraham
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  1. 1.Madras Christian CollegeIndia

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