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Reference numberL&P/11/69
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'An improved solution of a problem in physical astronomy...also an appendix containing an easy method of obtaining the sums of many slowly converging series which arise in taking the fluents of binomial surds' from John Hellins to Nevil Maskelyne
Date17 April 1797
DescriptionSubject: Astornomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An improved solution of a problem in physical astronomy; by which, swiftly converging series are obtained, which are useful in computing the perturbations of the motions of the Earth, Mars, and Venus, by their mutual attraction. To which is added an appendix, containing an easy method of obtaining the sums of many slowly converging series which arise in taking the fluents of binominal surds, &c. In a letter to the Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, D. D. F. R. S. and Astronomer Royal'

Read 28 June 1798
Extent39p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1798.0023
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3019Hellins; John (? 1749 - 1827)? 1749 - 1827
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
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