Rudolphine tables


Ru·​dol·​phine tables
: a set of astronomical tables computed by Kepler (1571–1630) and founded on observations by Tycho Brahe (1546–1601)

Word History


rudolphine from Rudolph (Rudolf) II †1612 Holy Roman emperor + English -ine

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rudolphine tables was in 1635

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“Rudolphine tables.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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