Tobias Mayer

1723 - 1762

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Tobias Mayer was a German scientist who developed the method of determining longitude by lunar observations.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Tobias Mayer
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Lunar featuresCrater T Mayer


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. Linda Hall Library (Drawing of the moon)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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