History of Astronomy
"History of Astronomy" by George Forbes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
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THE STARS AND NEBUL∆
ANCIENT ASTRONOMYTHE CHINESE AND CHALD∆ANS 3 ANCIENT GREEK ASTRONOMY
THE REIGN OF EPICYCLESFROM PTOLEMY TO COPERNICUS
THE DYNAMICAL PERIOD 5 DISCOVERY OF THE TRUE SOLAR SYSTEMTYCHO BRAHEKEPLER
GALILEO AND THE TELESCOPENOTIONS OF GRAVITY BY HORROCKS
GALILEO AND THE TELESCOPENOTIONS OF GRAVITY BY HORROCKS ETC 7 SIR ISAAC NEWTONLAW OF UNIVERSAL GRAVITATIO...
DISCOVERY OF NEW PLANETSHERSCHEL PIAZZI ADAMS AND LE VERRIER
OBSERVATION 10 INSTRUMENTS OF PRECISIONSTATE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
HISTORY OF THE TELESCOPE
THE PHYSICAL PERIOD 12 THE
THE MOON AND PLANETS
COMETS AND METEORS
THE FIXED STARS AND NEBUL
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