ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE ROTATION PERIOD OF MERCURY [BY PROFESSOR SCHIAPARELLI]

@article{Holden1890ANNOUNCEMENTOT,
  title={ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE ROTATION PERIOD OF MERCURY [BY PROFESSOR SCHIAPARELLI]},
  author={Edward Singleton Holden},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={1890},
  volume={2},
  pages={79 - 79}
}
  • E. Holden
  • Published 1 March 1890
  • Physics, Geology
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Mass: f8l0f the earth’s, t FÏ.TÏÏ J Revolution of perigee (mean): 3232.575 days; 8.8505 years. Advance of perigee each year (mean): 40 40' 31". 1. Revolution of nodes (mean): 6793.391 days; 18.5997 years. Regression of nodes each year (mean): 19 21' 18".3. Maximum geocentric libration in longitude: 7 53' 5i".o. Maximum geocentric libration in latitude: 6° 50' 45".o. Maximum parallactic libration; I 1' 35".o. Maximum geocentric libration : 10 25' 22".o. Maximum libration (total): II 25' 30… 
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