Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist South African Astronomical Observatory

This is a comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. Nicolas-Louis De La Caille mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and celestial mechanics

Main Author: Glass, I. S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This is a comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. Nicolas-Louis De La Caille mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and celestial mechanics
Physical Description:1 online resource ill
ISBN:9780191749315