How To Know The Starry Heavens; An Invitation To The Study Of Suns And Worlds

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byEdward Irving

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... INDEX Arsorption Of Starlight, 84 Absorption spectra, 92 Airy, Sir George, 26, 39 Aldebaran, 103 Algol, 108 Allen, Dr. F. J., 273 Alpha Centauri, 53, 78 Alpha Draconis, 147 Alphonso, King, 20 Alt-azimuth telescope, 153 Andromeda, nebula in, 122 Angles, measurement of, 31, 39 Angular diameter, 41 Aphelion, 160 Apocalypse, 17, 26, 239 Apparent motions, 4 Appearances, superficial, 1 Aratus, 118 Arc, chord of, 41; of circle, 40 Arc problems, 47 Aries, First Point of, 10, 148 Aristarchus, lunar crater, 264 Aristotle, 163 Ascension, right, 149 Asteroids, 29, 61, 64 Astronomy, Egyptian, 16; Greek, 16, 42; Hindu, 23, 43 Atomic theory, 192 Autumnal equinox, 7, 139 Balance, Torsion, 38 Base line, 31, 32, 34 Becquerel rays, 197 Bede, Venerable, 17 Beta Lyrae, 108 Bifrost, Bridge of, 87 Binaries, 108, 110 Blood discs, stack of, 73 Brahc,, Tycho, 1? Bridge of Bifrost, 87 Byron, Lord, 188 Calcium Floccdli, 130 "Canals " of Mars, 226 Cannon-ball, speed of, 71 Canopus, 104 Canopy theory, 16 Celestial distances, measurement of, 32 Celestial equator, 7, 119 Celestial latitude and longitude, 150 Chariot of imagination, 53, 136, 220 Chord of arc, 41 Chromosphere, or sierra, 60, 129 Circle, arc of, 40; meridian, 152 Clavius, lunar crater, 253 Clouds, Magellanic, 122 Clusters of stars, 111 Colliding stars, 110, 206, 237 Colours of stars, 98, 111 Comets, 221 Comparisons, planetary, 69, 77 Constellations, 115, 137 Copernican system, 24 Copernicus, lunar crater, 263 Corona, 60, 131, 176 Corpuscles, or negative particles, 89,199 Craters, lunar, 245, 253, 254, 264 Creation, 18 Creationism, 180 Crookes, Sir William, 179, 196 Crystal spheres, 18 Dark Stars, 107, 135 Darwin, Charles, 201 Darwin, George, 204, 213 Declination, north and south, 149 DeQuincey, Thomas, 77 Dipper, the, 14 D...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... INDEX Arsorption Of Starlight, 84 Absorption spectra, 92 Airy, Sir George, 26, 39 Aldebaran, 103 Algol, 108 Allen, Dr. F. J., ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217849687

ISBN - 13:9780217849685

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