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

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