by Henry William Elson
Publisher: Sturgis & Walton 1910
Number of pages: 72
In the first part the author gives the main astronomical facts according to the latest discoveries , 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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by William Noble - Longmans, Green & Co.
The following book is a primer of the Three-inch Telescope, and is designed to instruct the very beginner in the use of an instrument of that size, mounted on a common table stand and unprovided with any means of rinding objects by their coordinates.
by Garrett Putman Serviss - Harper & Brothers
Some of the things described in this book are little known to the average reader, while others are well known; but all possess the fascination of whatever is strange, obscure, or mysterious magnified, by the portentous scale of the phenomena.
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This guide was written with the complete novice in mind. The idea is to point out wonders of the night sky and where you can find them. Everything is geared to light polluted skies and the few brightest stars that can be seen on the best night...
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