1 edition of Studies of Pallas in the Early Nineteenth Century found in the catalog.
Source title: Studies of Pallas in the Early Nineteenth Century: Historical Studies in Asteroid Research
|LC Classifications||Jun 26, 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||95|
nodata File Size: 10MB.
Book Title Studies of Pallas in the Early Nineteenth Century Book Subtitle Historical Studies in Asteroid Research Authors• Based on extensive primary sources, many never previously translated into English, this is the definitive account of the discovery of Pallas as it went from being classified as a new planet to reclassification as the second of a previously unknown group of celestial objects. Dictionary of Minor Planet Names — 4276 Clifford. Asteroid 4276 was named Clifford. Appendix A: Kepler's Singular Audacity• Cunningham, electronic resource - Bowdoin College Library.
He earned his PhD in the history of astronomy at the University of Southern Queensland USQ in Australia in 2015.
Asteroid 4276 was named Clifford in his honor by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Nevil Maskelyne 2004 — Annals of Science 61 4pg. Cunningham finally discovered who coined the word 'asteroid'.
Appendix A: Kepler's Singular Audacity• - 6 Asteroids and the Language of Nature -- 7 The Perturbations of Vesta -- 8 Letters: Olbers-Gauss -- 9 Letters: Bessel-Olbers-Bode-Gauss -- 10 Letters: Groombridge-Maskelyne-Herschel -- 11 Schroeter's Asteroid Books -- 12 Scientific Papers -- 13 Historical Surveys of the Asteroids -- Appendix A: Kepler's Singular Audacity -- Appendix B: Master List of Asteroid Correspondence -- Appendix C: Master List of English Magazine Articles -- Appendix D: The Historical Development of the Orbital Elements of Vesta -- Final Thoughts -- References -- Index Control code ssj0001875545 Dimensions unknown Extent 1 online resource XIII, 399 p.
Early Investigations of Ceres, and the Discovery of Pallas 2016 , published by Springer.
, Smithsonian Magazine Blog, October 10, 2013.
Summary This book assesses the origin of asteroids by analyzing the discovery of Vesta in 1807.