Hours With A Three-Inch Telescope
by William Noble
Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. 1887
Number of pages: 159
The following book is a primer of the Three-inch Telescope, and is designed to instruct the very beginner in the use of an instrument of that size, mounted on a common table stand and unprovided with any means of rinding objects in the sky by means of their coordinates.
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