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Star-Gazer's Hand-Book by Henry William Elson

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Star-Gazer's Hand-Book
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Publisher: Sturgis & Walton
ISBN/ASIN: B00085AAWK
Number of pages: 72

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In the first part the author gives the main astronomical facts according to the latest discoveries [1910], but makes no pretense of entering into higher mathematical Astronomy. In the second part, which treats of the Constellations, omitted are all that are visible only in the southern hemisphere, and a few unimportant ones in the north.

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