Rudolphine tables

Ru·​dol·​phine tables | \ (ˈ)rü¦dälfə̇n- \

Definition of Rudolphine tables

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

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First Known Use of Rudolphine tables

1635, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rudolphine tables

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

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“Rudolphine tables.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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