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Astronomy the Science of the Heavenly Bodies
     

Astronomy the Science of the Heavenly Bodies

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by David Todd
 

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Astronomy the Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David Todd. Director Emeritus, Amherst College Observatory

NEW YORK AND LONDON
HARPER & BROTHERS
PUBLISHERS MCMXXII
Copyright 1922
BY P. F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY

CONTENTS
Preface
Chapter 1. Astronomy: A Living Science
Chapter 2. The First Astronomers
Chapter 3. Pyramid,

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Astronomy the Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David Todd. Director Emeritus, Amherst College Observatory

NEW YORK AND LONDON
HARPER & BROTHERS
PUBLISHERS MCMXXII
Copyright 1922
BY P. F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY

CONTENTS
Preface
Chapter 1. Astronomy: A Living Science
Chapter 2. The First Astronomers
Chapter 3. Pyramid, Tomb, and Temple
Chapter 4. Origin of Greek Astronomy
Chapter 5. Measuring the Earth--Eratosthenes
Chapter 6. Ptolemy and His Great Book
Chapter 7. Astronomy of the Middle Ages
Chapter 8. Copernicus and the New Era
Chapter 9. Tycho, the Great Observer
Chapter 10. Kepler, the Great Calculator
Chapter 11. Galileo, the Great Experimenter
Chapter 12. After the Great Masters
Chapter 13. Newton and Motion
Chapter 14. Newton and Gravitation
Chapter 15. After Newton
Chapter 16. Halley and His Comet
Chapter 17. Bradley and Aberration
Chapter 18. The Telescope
Chapter 19. Reflectors--Mirror Telescopes
Chapter 20. The Story of the Spectroscope
Chapter 21. The Story of Astronomical Photography
Chapter 22. Mountain Observatories
Chapter 23. The Program of a Great Observatory
Chapter 24. Our Solar System
Chapter 25. The Sun and Observing It
Chapter 26. Sun Spots and Prominences
Chapter 27. The Inner Planets
VULCAN
MERCURY
VENUS
Chapter 28. The Moon and Her Surface
Chapter 29. Eclipses of the Moon
Chapter 30. Total Eclipses of the Sun
Chapter 31. The Solar Corona
Chapter 32. The Ruddy Planet
Chapter 33. The Canals of Mars
Chapter 34. Life In Other Worlds
Chapter 35. The Little Planets
Chapter 36. The Giant Planet
Chapter 37. The Ringed Planet
Chapter 38. The Farthest Planets
NEPTUNE
Chapter 39. The Trans-Neptunian Planet
Chapter 40. Comets--The Hairy Stars
Chapter 41. Where Do Comets Come From?
Chapter 42. Meteors and Shooting Stars
Chapter 43. Meteorites
Chapter 44. The Universe of Stars
Chapter 45. Star Charts and Catalogues
Chapter 46. The Sun’s Motion Toward Lyra
Chapter 47. Stars and Their Spectral Type
Chapter 48. Star Distances
Chapter 49. The Nearest Stars
Chapter 50. Actual Dimensions of the Stars
Chapter 51. The Variable Stars
Chapter 52. The Novæ, or New Stars
Chapter 53. The Double Stars
Chapter 54. The Star Clusters
Chapter 55. Moving Clusters
Chapter 56. The Two Star Streams
Chapter 57. The Galaxy or Milky Way
Chapter 58. Star Clouds and Nebulæ
Chapter 59. The Spiral Nebulæ
Chapter 60. Cosmogony
Chapter 61. Cosmogony in Transition

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014339834
Publisher:
Denise Henry
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
3 MB

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