The Tables

  • Curtis Wilson
Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)


Chapters X–XV of Brown’s Theory of the Motion of the Moon reached the editorial office of the Royal Astronomical Society in April 1908, signaling the completion of the task that Brown had begun in 1895: the systematic computation of all terms produced by gravitational attraction in the Moon’s coordinates, with coefficients equal to or greater than a pre-specified minimum.


Secular Variation Full Period Decimal Fraction Royal Astronomical Society Interpolation Factor 
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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. John’s CollegeAnnapolisUSA

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