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
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Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006005043 ISBN: 0-313-33241-X ISSN: 1559-5374
First published in 2006
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