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- n. Plural form of nutation.
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Nobody caught the nutations but Balkister, who thought it was all wickedly funny, and Jill, who didn't seem to find it as entertaining.
If the shield nutations are different, it will not be possible to modify the ACB to compensate for both.
That of 1781 contains De la Caillie's catalogue of fixed stars reduced to the commencement of that year, and a table of the aberrations and nutations of the principal stars. 1784 contains the same catalogue with the nebuleuses of Messier. 1785 contains the famous catalogue of Flamsteed, with the positions of the stars reduced to the beginning of the year 1784, and which supersedes the use of that immense book.
DE405 is JPL's latest planetary ephemeris with correction for both nutations and librations.
a table of the aberrations and nutations of the principal stars.
Hopkins's argument valid as regards the comparatively quick solar semi-annual and lunar fortnightly nutations.] [Footnote 886: _Phil.