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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909.
Investigation of the orbit of Uranus.
[Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1873]
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
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|Notes:||Originally issued in 1873 as Smithsonian Institution publication 262; later reprinted in 1874 as article 4 of volume 19 of the Smithsonian contributions to knowledge (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 272).
"Accepted for publication, February, 1873."
|Description:||vii, 288 p. ; 33 cm.|
|Contents:||Method of determining the perturbations of the longitude, radius vector, and latitude of a planet by direct integration --
Application of the preceding method to the computation of the perturbations of Uranus by Saturn --
Perturbations of Uranus produced by Neptune and Jupiter --
Terms of the second order due to the action of Saturn --
Collection and transformation of the preceding perturbations of Uranus --
Reduction of the observations of Uranus, and their comparison with the preceding theory --
Formation and solution of the equations of condition resulting from the preceding comparisons --
Completion and arrangement of the theory to fit it for permanent use --
General tables of Uranus.
|Series Title:||Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, v. 19, art. 4.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 262.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 272.|
|Other Titles:||Orbit of Uranus|
|Responsibility:||by Simon Newcomb.|