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  • Delambre gives 3 the following comparison between the results of Gascoigne's measurements of the sun's semi-diameter and the computed results from modern determinations: Gascoigne.
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  • In correcting the elements of Delambre's solar tables he had been led to suspect an inequality overlooked by their constructor.
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  • Delambre, whose recommendation obtained for him the Lyons appointment, and afterwards (1804) a subordinate position in the polytechnic school at Paris, where he was elected professor of mathematics in 1809.
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  • Delambre, Hist.
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  • Delambre, Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne; R.
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  • Delambre and S.
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  • Delambre, Ouvres de Lagrange, i.
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  • Delambre's notice of his life, extracted from the Mem.
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  • Delambre from the data there supplied marked the profit derived from the investigation by practical astronomy.
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  • In 1822 he was made perpetual secretary in conjunction with Cuvier, in succession to Delambre.
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  • JEAN BAPTISTE JOSEPH DELAMBRE (1749-1822), French astronomer, was born at Amiens on the 19th of September 1 749.
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  • Here Delambre observed and computed almost uninterruptedly, and in 17 9 0 obtained for his Tables of Uranus the prize offered by the academy of sciences, of which body he was elected a member two years later.
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  • Delambre died at Paris on the 19th of August 1822.
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  • See also Delambre, Histoire de l'astronomie au 18me siecle, p. 735, and Lalande, Bibliographie astronomique, p. 730.
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  • 10; Delambre's Histoire de l'astronomie moderne, i.
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  • For more detailed information relating to Napier, Briggs and Vlacq, and the invention of logarithms, the reader is referred to the life of Briggs in Ward's Lives of the Professors of Gresham College (London, 1740); Thomas Smith's Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum (Vita Henrici Briggii) (London, 1707); Mark Napier's Memoirs of John Napier already referred to, and the same author's Naperi libri qui supersunt (1839); Hutton's History; de Morgan's article already referred to; Delambre's Histoire de l'Astronomie moderne; the report on mathematical tables in the Report of the British Association for 1873; and the Philosophical Magazine for October and December 1872 and May 1873.
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  • As the Tables du Cadastre remained unpublished, other tables appeared in which the quadrant was divided centesimally, the most important of these being Hobert and Ideler's Nouvelles tables trigonometriques (1799), and Borda and Delambre's Tables trigonometriques decimates (1800-1801), both of which are seven-figure tables.
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  • Although it did not enter into the calendar of the Greeks, and was not introduced at Rome till after the reign of Theodosius, it has been employed from time immemorial in almost all eastern countries; and as it forms neither an aliquot part of the year nor of the lunar month, those who reject the Mosaic recital will be at a loss, as Delambre remarks, to assign it to an origin having much semblance of probability.
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  • The Above Formula For The Epact Is Given By Delambre (Hist.
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  • Revard (Paris, 1816); Delambre, Traite de l'astronomie theorique et pratique, tome iii.; Histoire de l'astronomie moderne; Methodus technica brevis, perfacilis, ac perpetua construendi Calendarium Ecclesiasticum, Stylo tam novo quam vetere, pro cunctis Christianis Europae populis, F&c., auctore Paulo Tittel (Göttingen, 1816); Formole analitsche pel 1 If Saturday, substitute Sunday immediately following.
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  • Delambre and P. F.
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  • Delambre, and interrupted since the death of P. F.
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  • (Kippis); Fouchy's "Eloge," Paris Memoirs (1762), p. 231 (Histoire); Delambre's Hist.
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  • Delambre's Hist.
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  • Delambre as "uninstructive to an astronomer and unintelligible to any one else."
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  • Delambre in 1792.
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  • Wolf, Geschichte der Astronomie, p. 67; Delambre, Hist.
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  • It is beyond doubt that Huygens independently discovered that an object placed in the common focus of the two lenses of a Kepler telescope appears as distinct and well-defined as the 3 Delambre, Hist.
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  • An analysis of the formulae contained in the Descriptio and Constructio is given by Delambre in vol.
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  • The Statement Has, However, Been Contested On Good Authority; And It Seems Proved (See Delambre, Astronomie Moderne, Torn.
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  • Revard (Paris, 1816); Delambre, Traite de l'astronomie theorique et pratique, tome iii.; Histoire de l'astronomie moderne; Methodus technica brevis, perfacilis, ac perpetua construendi Calendarium Ecclesiasticum, Stylo tam novo quam vetere, pro cunctis Christianis Europae populis, F&c., auctore Paulo Tittel (Göttingen, 1816); Formole analitsche pel 1 If Saturday, substitute Sunday immediately following.
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