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Textbook on Practical Astronomy

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Textbook on Practical Astronomy
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Publisher: Wiley
ISBN/ASIN: B002K8Q0CM
Number of pages: 252

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The purpose of this volume is to furnish a text in Practical Astronomy especially adapted to the needs of civil-engineering students who can devote but little time to the subject, and who are not likely to take up advanced study of Astronomy. The text deals chiefly with the class of observations which can be made with surveying instruments, the methods applicable to astronomical and geodetic instruments being treated but briefly.

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