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practical astronomer comprising illustrations of light and colours, practical descriptions of all kinds of telescopes, the use of the equatorial-transit, circular, and other astronomical instruments, a particular account of the Earl of Rosse"s large telescopes, and other topics connected with astronomy by Thomas Dick

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Published by E.C. & J. Biddle in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomical instruments.,
  • Astronomy.,
  • Telescopes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Dick.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17843057M

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