synodical period

Lunatic verse —

*and *P *are expounded**rule will serve for**mean motion. If**synodical period**period to the*

*mean motion*

*to these**node will be*

*equation of the*

*the equation**to* 77*may*

*her*

Last two pages of The Laws of the Moon’s Motion according to Gravity,

by John Machin, which concludes this three-volume edition of *The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy by Sir Isaac Newton*, translated by Andrew Motte, and revised and corrected by W. Davis (London, 1803)

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University of Wisconsin, Madison copy, digitized January 18, 2008.

*rule will serve for**mean motion.*

12 November 2012

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