A New Astronomy
by David Peck Todd
Publisher: American Book Company 1906
Number of pages: 437
Contents: Language of Astronomy; Philosophy of the Celestial Sphere; Stars in their Courses; Earth as a Globe; Earth Turns on its Axis; Earth Revolves Round the Sun; Astronomy of Navigation; Observatory and its Instruments; The Moon; The Sun; Eclipses of Sun and Moon; Planets; Argument for Gravitation; Comets and Meteors; The Stars and the Cosmogony.
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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 James N. Pierce
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