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by Robert Main

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Published by Deighton, Bell .
Written in English


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  A wonderful book full of equations. Excellent commentary on how to make calculations and the use of calculators. However, the data in the book is based on epoch and is out dated. With this being , the data should be based on epoch J, and, with this epoch ending soon, the book should be updated to epoch JReviews: Green, R.M.: Spherical Astronomy An introductory textbook on spherical and positional astronomy, entirely suitable for use by students with no prior knowledge of classical astronomy, sufficiently comprehensive to make it a useful background reference book for anyone engaged in practical astronomy.

The Compendium of Practical Astronomy is a revised and enlarged English version of the fourth edition of G. Roth's famous handbook for stargazers. In three volumes 28 carefully edited articles aimed especially at amateur astronomers and students and teachers of astronomy in high schools and colleges cover the length and breadth of practical astronomy. Volume 1 contains information on . Practical and spherical astronomy for the use chiefly of students in the universities / by Robert Main Main, Robert, [ Book: ].

Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This is an introductory textbook on spherical and positional astronomy. It is entirely suitable for use by students with no prior knowledge of classical astronomy. At the same time, it is sufficiently comprehensive to make it a useful background reference book for anyone engaged in practical. This is an introductory textbook on spherical and positional astronomy. It is entirely suitable for use by students with no prior knowledge of classical astronomy. At the same time, it is sufficiently comprehensive to make it a useful background reference book for anyone engaged in practical : $


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A manual of spherical and practical astronomy: embracing the general problems of spherical astronomy, the special applications to nautical astronomy, and the theory and use of fixed and portable astronomical instruments, with an appendix on the method of least squares.

Description: This is an introductory textbook on spherical and positional astronomy. It is entirely suitable for use by students with no prior knowledge of classical astronomy. At the same time, it is sufficiently comprehensive to make it a useful background reference book for anyone engaged in practical astronomy.

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