William Herschel and the construction of the heavens / with astrophysical notes by D.W. Dewhirst.

Title: 
William Herschel and the construction of the heavens / with astrophysical notes by D.W. Dewhirst.

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Author/Artist: 
Hoskin, Michael A.
Publisher: 
New York, Norton [1964, c1963]
Description: 
199 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Edition: 
[1st American ed.].
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79129
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 16, Bay 3, Shelf 6, Mark Pendergrast research collection
Notes: 
This item is part of the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
"Bibliography and notes": p. 192-199.
Mark Pendergrast research collection
Newtonian telescope (p.15-16). Telescope construction (p. 18-21).
Contents: 
The natural history of the heavens --
Double stars and the motion of the sun --
Observations tending to investigate the construction of the heavens --
On the construction of the heavens --
Remarks on the construction of the heavens --
The construction of the heavens: true nebulosity and the second synthesis --
The final fathoming --
Retrospect.
Series: 
Norton history of science library
Norton history of science library