Simon Newcomb


[noo-kuhm, nyoo-]
Simon, 1835–1909, U.S. astronomer. Unabridged
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Newcomb (ˈnjuːkəm)
Simon. 1835--1909, US astronomer, noted for his tables of celestial bodies and astronomical constants

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simon newcomb

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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