This antiquarian book contains an introductory treatise on the subject of astronomy, with information on the various phenomena of 'the Heavens' and descriptions of the principle instruments of an observatory. Although a vintage book, much of the information contained herein will still be of considerable utility to the modern enthusiast, making this a great resource for novice astronomers and a wonderful addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this volume include: Certain Phenomena of the Heavens explained by the Rotation of the Earth; On the Proper Motions of the Earth, Moon, and Planets; On the Vicissitude of Seasons, and of Day and Night; On the Phases and Eclipses of the Moon... among others. This volume is being republished now complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 15th March 2007
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97 x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.62