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Book/Printed Material Practical talks by an astronomer,

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  • Practical talks by an astronomer,


  • Jacoby, Harold, 1865-1932.

Created / Published

  • New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1902.


  • Navigation at sea.--The Pleiades.--The pole-star.--Nebulæ--Temporary stars.--Galileo.--The planet of 1898.--How to make a sun-dial.--Photography in astronomy.--Time standards of the world.--Motions of the earth's pole.--Saturn's rings.--The heliometer.--Occultations.--Mounting great telescopes.--The astronomer's pole.--The moon hoax.--The sun's destination.


  • -  Astronomy


  • -  Also available in digital form.


  • ix, 235 p. front., illus., plates, diagrs. 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • QB44 .J35

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 02010145

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Jacoby, Harold. Practical Talks by an Astronomer. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1902. Pdf.

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Jacoby, H. (1902) Practical Talks by an Astronomer. New York, C. Scribner's sons. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Jacoby, Harold. Practical Talks by an Astronomer. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1902. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.