Old New Years
W B M, pseud. [W B M]
Royal Greenwich Observatory
Describes associations of heavenly bodies with the new year. Notes that in 1801 the astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi discovered the planet Ceres. Notes the 'prophetic practical results' afforded by modern astronomical instruments.
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