Pre-Telescopic Astronomical Observations

  • F. R. Stephenson


The ideas that the Earth’s rotation was non-uniform and that the orbital motion of the Moon was accelerated (two of the themes central to the present conference) were conceived more than two centuries ago However, a sound grasp of the whole problem has only been realised in the last few decades.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. R. Stephenson
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  1. 1.Institute of Lunar and Planetary SciencesSchool of Physics, University of Newcastle upon TyneEngland

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