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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Shelf list, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [71]
Scope and Contents Part of what appears to be a shelf list of some library's holdings in astronomy.
Dates: s.d.

Summarium nostra Astronomiae Phys: et Geom:, c1690

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [56(2)]
Scope and Contents One-page summary of Gregory's major textbook.
Dates: c1690

Table of corrections, c1704

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [065]
Scope and Contents Corrigenda, probably for the Astronomiae.
Dates: c1704

Varia positiones ... in prob: Pappi, c1703

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [59]
Scope and Contents Latin and English notes on Pappus, probably in connection with his book project on the ancient geometers.

The third side of this item is unrelated, a copy of an 1707 letter from Gregory, Christopher Wren, Isaac Newton, and others, to Danish astronomer Olav Roemer, concerning the Astronomiae, and accuracy of certain calculations and observations by Flamsteed and Tycho Brahe. The Tycho ms. is probably the 1627 Tabulae Rudolphinae, translated by Kepler.
Dates: c1703

Varied Motions, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/14
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the geometry of motion, on materials science, and on astronomy; some jotted diagrams and tables attend.
Dates: c1780-c1803