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Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation

TitleHistorical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsStephenson, Richard F.
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of Pages573
ISBN Number978-0521461948
Other Numbers0521461944
Abstract

The main purpose of this book is to investigate in detail long-term variations in the length of the day, or equivalently changes in the Earth's rate of rotation, using pre-telescopic observations of eclipses.
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