newcomb, simon

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newcomb, simon

Canadian-born American astronomer and mathematician who prepared ephemerides-tables of computed places of celestial bodies over a period of time-and tables of astronomical constants.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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