A Manual of Field Astronomy

A Manual of Field Astronomy

by Andrew H. Holt

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A Manual of Field Astronomy by Andrew H. Holt

Originally published in 1917, this early works on Field Astronomy is a comprehensive and informative look at the subject. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all astronomy enthusiasts or historians, with much of the information still useful and practical today. Each observation has been presented essentially as follows: The work of which the observation consists is first stated briefly, followed by the relations and theory on which it depends, accompanied by such explanation as seems necessary. The procedure is then outlined, step by step, under the general headings: "Computations Preceding Field Work," "Field Work," and " Computations Following Field Work." This outline is supplemented by a copy of the field notes and computations of a similar observation.... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in af

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ISBN-13: 9781447488774
Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication date: 04/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 140
File size: 5 MB

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