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eBook Greenwich Time and Longitude ePub
Author: Derek Howse
Language: English
ISBN: 0856674680
ISBN13: 978-0856674686
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers; Revised edition (April 19, 2003)
Pages: 208
Category: Astronomy & Space Science
Subcategory: Science
Rating: 4.9
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ePub file: 1500 kb
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The book covers the importance of longitude for navigation and traces the history of Greenwich Time, the basis of universal time-keeping. The book is co-published with the National Maritime Museum, where Derek Howse was the former Head of Navigation and Astronomy.

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Greenwich Time and the Discovery of the Longitude. xviii + 254 pages, 15 21 cm, illustrated, Oxford University Press, 1980. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 November 2009. Export citation Request permission. Greenwich Time and the Longitude.

The history of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich has been revised to coincide with the Millenium. Color illustrations and updated text tell the story of Greenwich from its foundations in 1676 to its present status as Longitude 0°, the world's Prime Meridian for measuring longitude and time.The book covers the importance of longitude for navigation and traces the history of Greenwich Time, the basis of universal time-keeping.The book is co-published with the National Maritime Museum, where Derek Howse was the former Head of Navigation and Astronomy.
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