Astronomy of To-day
by Cecil Goodrich Julius Dolmage
Publisher: Seeley and co. 1910
The object of this book is to give an account of the science of Astronomy, as it is known at the present day (1910), in a manner acceptable to the general reader. The author takes the main facts and theories of Astronomy out of those mathematical forms which repel the general reader, and presents them in the ordinary language of our workaday world.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
This website surveys the entire extent of the universe touching upon phenomenon from the largest to the smallest size and covering the entire cosmic interval. It presents observations as well as the theories which explains the phenomena.
by Harold Spencer Jones - Edward Arnold and Company
The book will serve to give the reader a sufficiently complete view of the present state of Astronomy. Mathematics has been almost entirely excluded in order that the volume may appeal to the amateur, no less than the student.
This book introduces the advanced secondary or beginning university student to the process that revealed the rich tapestry of the universe to humanity, presenting astronomy not only as a field of knowledge, but also as a human endeavor in science.
by George F. Chambers - Oxford At The Clarendon Press
The work covers: the planets of our solar system; eclipses; gravity and tides; phenomena including aberration and refraction; comets; chronological astronomy; stars; astronomical instruments; the history of astronomy; and meteoric astronomy.