Cours d’Astronomie

Charles-Eugene Delaunay

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About the Author

Charles-Eugene Delaunay (1816-1872) was an astronomer who trained under Jean-Baptiste Biot at the Sorbonne. He is best known for his lunar motion studies, a notoriously challenging application of perturbation theory. He became Director of the Paris Observatory in 1870

About the Book

Manuscript in ink on paper. 234 pp. These notes appear to be written by Emile Bede, a Belgian engineering student. The quality of the notes is highest at the beginning of the course.