Astronomy with an Opera-glass
by Garrett Putman Serviss
Publisher: D. Appleton & co. 1890
Number of pages: 154
In the pages that follow, the author has endeavored to encourage the study of the heavenly bodies by pointing out some of the interesting and marvelous phenomena of the universe that are visible with little or no assistance from optical instruments, and indicating means of becoming acquainted with the constellations and the planets.
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by Thomas Dick - Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley
The work is intended for the information of general readers, especially for those who have acquired a relish for astronomical pursuits, and who wish to become acquainted with the instruments by which celestial observations are made.
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.
by Samuel G. Barton - McGraw-Hill
This book has been prepared to meet the requirements of those who desire to become familiar with the constellations. The book, devoted exclusively to naked-eye observational astronomy, may also be a supplement to the regular textbooks on astronomy.
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