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In the 18th century, only clinical pursuits in addition to the sensible must haves of navigation stimulated the improvement of latest theories and methods to safely describe celestial and lunar motion.

"Between conception and Observations" offers an in depth and exact account, to not be discovered in different places within the literature, of Tobias Mayer's vital contributions to the learn of lunar motion―including the construction of his recognized set of lunar tables, which have been the main exact in their time.

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