The Elements of Theoretical and Descriptive Astronomy
by Charles J. White
Publisher: J. Wiley 1909
Number of pages: 322
I endeavored to present the main facts and principles of Astronomy in a form adapted to the elementary course of instruction in that science 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 and the most interesting, and arranged them in the order which experience had led me to believe to be the best.
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