Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley by Edmond Halley

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D'apres un Manuscrit Arabe. 7W des Chaldeens, qui est une periode de 223 mois lunaires synodiques, c'est-a-dire, d'environ 29 jours & demi chacun, par le moyen de laquelle on peut tres-facilement predire les retours & les Eclipses de Lune & de Solei), entre les limites d'une demi-heure d'erreur. 11 appliquoit le calcul avec beaucoup d'adresse aux Problemes physico-mathematiques. La Planete de Vdnus paroit quelquefois en plein jour & en presence du Soleil, & ce qui est a remarquer, c'est ' See p.

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K in g James July 5- N e w to n . F<=b. 5 . G . J""e 22. H ill, A . ,6 9 0 / 1 - ,692/3- Ja"-2°- i 9 2 yPrinted in Rigaud, A pp. vt, pp. 35-9; Brewster, A p p . viii, pp. 446-9; Balt, pp. 162-4. ) Wallis. Valvasor, J. W. *,69:- Printed in Brewster, A pp . ,3 6 . See Gunther, R. : lYi/oro/

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