Between Theory and Observations

Tobias Mayer's Explorations of Lunar Motion, 1751-1755

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1313-5 (Print) 978-1-4419-1314-2 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-10

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-25

    The Quest for Lunar Theory

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    Chapter

    Pages 27-42

    The Pioneer’s Work

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-56

    A Manual to the Tables

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    Chapter

    Pages 57-90

    Theoria Lunae

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    Chapter

    Pages 91-120

    The Horrocks Legacy

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    Chapter

    Pages 121-141

    Multisteps in Theoria Lunae

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    Chapter

    Pages 143-176

    ‘Hausbackene Combinationen’

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    Chapter

    Pages 177-197

    Further Aspects of Model Fitting

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    Chapter

    Pages 199-208

    Concluding Observations

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 1-32