## Simon Newcomb and Nineteenth-century Positional Astronomy, Volume 1 |

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### Contents

SOME PROBLEMS IN ASTRONOMICAL THEORY | 17 |

for Practical Astronomy | 43 |

Tables and the New Quality | 49 |

Copyright | |

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