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Venus Seen on the Sun : The First Observation of a Transit of Venus

by Wilbur Applebaum

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Shortly after beginning the study of astronomy, when my mind turned to its practice, I computed ephemerides for several years from those Perpetual Tables of Lansberge.
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Title: Venus Seen on the Sun
Author: Applebaum, Wilbur (TRN)
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Publication Date: 2012/03/01
Number of Pages: 82
Binding Type: HARDCOVER
Library of Congress: 2011045304

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This text by Jeremiah Horrocks is his accurate prediction and the first observation of a significant astronomical event, and his analysis and comments on the changing nature and pactices of astronomy between Galileo and Newton in the 17th century.

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