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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy

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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy
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Publisher: Oxford At The Clarendon Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1108014755
Number of pages: 756

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The work is divided into ten parts covering the following topics: the planets of our solar system; eclipses; gravity and tides; phenomena including aberration and refraction; comets; chronological astronomy; stars; astronomical instruments; the history of astronomy; and meteoric astronomy. It is richly illustrated with photographs and woodcuts depicting a wide variety of astronomical phenomena.

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