Geometrical and Statistical Methods of Analysis of Star Configurations Dating Ptolemy's Almagest

Geometrical and Statistical Methods of Analysis of Star Configurations Dating Ptolemy's Almagest

by A.T. Fomenko

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ISBN-13: 9781351089159
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 01/31/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 388
File size: 21 MB
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Table of Contents

Analysis: 1. Some Concepts of Astronomy and History of Astronomy 2. Star Catalog of the Almagest: Preliminary Analysis 3. The Attempts to Date the Almagest with the Help of Simplest Procedures, and Why They Fail. Dating Catalogs: 4. Who Is Who? 5. Analysis of Systematic Errors in Stellar Configurations 6. Statistical Properties and the Accuracy of the Catalog of the Almagest 7. Dating the Star Catalog of the Almagest 8. Inclination of the Ecliptic in the Almagest 9. Dating Other Medieval Catalogs 10. A Date for the Almagest from Coverings of Stars and Lunar Eclipses. Addendum: Introduction: Problems and Hypotheses Connected with Dating the Almagest

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