Historical Perspective

Norriss S. Hetherington

Greenwood Guides to Great Ideas in Science Brian Baigrie, Series Editor

GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut • London

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Hetherington, Norriss S., 1942—

Planetary motions: a historical perspective / Norriss S. Hetherington.

p. cm.—(Greenwood guides to great ideas in science, ISSN: 1559—5374) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-313-33241-X (alk. paper)

1. Astronomy—History. 2. Astronomy—Mathematics—History. 3. Planetology. 4. Science—History. I. Title. II. Series. QB15.H59 2006 520.9—dc22 2006005043

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Copyright © 2006 by Norriss S. Hetherington

All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced, by any process or technique, without the express written consent of the publisher.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006005043 ISBN: 0-313-33241-X ISSN: 1559-5374

First published in 2006

Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group Inc. www.greenwood.com

Printed in the United States of America

The paper used in this book complies with the Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National Information Standards Organization (Z39.48—1984).

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