Astronomy for Amateurs
by Camille Flammarion
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company 1910
The Science of Astronomy is sublime and beautiful. Noble, elevating, consoling, divine, it gives us wings, and bears us through Infinitude. In these ethereal regions all is pure, luminous, and splendid. Dreams of the Ideal, even of the Inaccessible, weave their subtle spells upon us. The imagination soars aloft, and aspires to the sources of Eternal Beauty.
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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.
- Springfield Telescope Makers Inc
There are almost as many ways to make mirrors and telescopes as there are telescope makers. On these pages, however, we have tried to stick with simple and proven techniques that are most appropriate for novice mirror and telescope makers.
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 Henry William Elson - Sturgis & Walton
In the first part the author gives the main astronomical facts according to the latest discoveries , but makes no pretense of entering into higher mathematical Astronomy. The second part of the book treats the Constellations.