Astronomy of To-day
by Cecil Goodrich Julius Dolmage
Publisher: Seeley and co. 1910
The object of this book is to give an account of the science of Astronomy, as it is known at the present day (1910), in a manner acceptable to the general reader. The author takes the main facts and theories of Astronomy out of those mathematical forms which repel the general reader, and presents them in the ordinary language of our workaday world.
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by Charles J. White - J. Wiley
I present the main principles of Astronomy in a form adapted to the elementary course of instruction which is commonly given at colleges and the higher grades of academies. I selected those topics which seemed to me to be the most important.
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 David Peck Todd - American Book Company
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; etc.
by Forest Ray Moulton - The MacMillan Company
It has been assumed that the reader has an interest in the wonderful universe which surrounds him, and that he has arrived at such a stage of intellectual development that he demands the reasons for whatever conclusions he is asked to accept.