Besselian elements

noun
Bes·​sel·​ian elements | \ bə-ˈsel-yən- \

Definition of Besselian elements

: mathematical-astronomical data employed by Bessel for facilitating precise prediction of a solar eclipse at any place on the earth

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History and Etymology for Besselian elements

F. W. Bessel + English -ian

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“Besselian elements.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Besselian%20elements. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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