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JOHN FLAMSTEED (1646-1719)

Historiae coelestis libri duo quorum prior exhibet ...continua serie ab anno 1676 ad annum 1705 completum / Johanne Flamsteedio


RCIN 1081291

John Flamsteed was the first Astronomer Royal, appointed by Charles II in 1675 to determine longitude at sea. Based on his observations at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, founded by Charles, Flamsteed compiled this catalogue of fixed stars.

Cat. 199

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