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1984: The Hill–Brown Theory is Replaced as the Basis of the Lunar Ephemerides

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

Abstract

During the 1960s and until his death in August, 1971, Walter Eckert devoted his efforts to improving the precision with which the Moon’s position could be derived from the Hill–Brown theory.

Keywords

Physical Libra Naval Observatory Lunar Theory Spacecraft Mission Optical Angle 
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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. John’s CollegeAnnapolisUSA

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