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The Practical Astronomer by Thomas Dick

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The Practical Astronomer
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Publisher: Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley
ISBN/ASIN: B06XVZ1JQG
Number of pages: 588

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The work is intended for the information of general readers, especially for those who have acquired a relish for astronomical pursuits, and who wish to become acquainted with the instruments by which celestial observations are made, and to apply their mechanical skill to the construction of some of those which they may wish to possess.

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