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Popular Astronomy Newcomb 1880 telescope solar system universe stars maps


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Title: Popular Astronomy Author: Simon Newcomb Publication Information: School Edition. New York, Harper Brothers, 1880(1877). Third Edition. Additional Information: 571 pages. With 112 Engravings and 5 maps of the stars. ( star maps are located in the rear pocket inside the back cover). Summary: Contents include: Part I The System Of The World Historically Developed: Introduction I. The Ancient Astronomy, or The Apparent Motions of the Heavenly Bodies II. The Copernican System, or the True Motions of the Heavenly Bodies III. Universal Gravitation Part II Practical Astronomy: Introductory Remarks I. The Telescope II. Application of the Telescope to Celestial Measurements III. Measuring Distances in the Heavens IV. The Motion of Light V. The Spectroscope Part III The Solar System I. General Structure of the Solar System II. The Sun III. The Inner Group of Planets IV. The Outer Group of Planets V. Comets and Meteors Part IV The Stellar Universe: Introductory Remarks I. The Stars as They are Seen II. The Structure of the Universe III. The Cosmogony Appendix: I. List of the Principal great Telescopes of the World II. List of the More Remarkable Double Stars III. List of the More Interesting and Remarkable Nebule and Star Clusters IV. Periodic Comets seen at More than One Return V. Elements of the Orbits of the Eight Major Planets for 1850; Elements of the Satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Uranus, Neptune. VI. Elements of the Small Planets VII. Determinations of Stellar Parallax VIII. Synopsis of Papers on the Solar Parallax, 1854-โ€˜77 IX. List of Astronomical Works, Most of which have been consulted as authorities in the preparation of the present work. X. Glossary of Technical Terms of Frequent Occurrence in Astronomical Works Index Explanation of the Star Maps Condition: Hard Cover, covers show wear and some soiling; name marked out inside front cover, text is pulling some but still intact; fly pages and some of the text pages have a small stain mark on the outer edges but nothing is stuck and everything is readable as the stains are in the margin area; some age discoloring and smudges; few small tears; overall a good copy considering itโ€™s age. Star maps show a little wear, light age discoloring and some smudges but overall are good. Shipping Handling/Payment: Media mail with dc and insurance, 6.50, USA (not negotiable). If insurance is not included in s h charges, it is extra and recommended as Seller is not responsible for uninsured items. F.O.B. Miller, SD. Shipping with money orders will be the next day Monday thru Friday and Sat. items will be shipped the following Monday. With Checks (US only) item held 10-12 days (no exceptions). International s h will be quoted. International payment by International money order in US dollars drawn on US Bank. Email invoice will be sent following purchase please acknowledge within three days and payment to be received within 10 days. SD residents add 6 1/2% sales tax. Multiple Purchases will be combined to save on Shipping and Handling Charges. . Thanks for looking. Whatnots Books Etc (licensed used book store) 50,000 Books Magazines for Sale. Specializing in South Dakota Books. I Appreciate Your Business. To avoid any conflicts PLEASE be sure to READ all details about the item in the entire listing. If you have any questions in regards to the item please ask. No question is too trivial. Thank-You for checking out my item. Books Nonfiction Astronomy

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