BONNET, CARL. - THE TITIUS-BODE LAW PUBLISHED.

Betrachtung über die Natur, mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen herausgegeben von Johann Daniel Titius. Fünfte Auflage. 2 Bde.

Wien, B.Ph. Bauer, 1804. 2 contemp. boards. Tome-and titlelabels gilt. Engraved portrait as frontispiece. Portrait shaved in outer margin. XXXVI,438;(1),XVI,534,(24) pp.

The translator and editor of this work, Johann Daniel Titius, whose commentary and additions to Bonnet's work, takes up nearly as much space Bonnet's text, is known for his formulation of the socalled "Titius-Bode-Law" and for using this rule to predict the existence of a celestial object at 2.8 AU from the sun. This Law and observation of his, was published in the above work.

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