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Outlines of Astronomy:

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ISBN-10: 1406743224

ISBN-13: 9781406743227

Edition: 2007

Authors: John F. W. Herschel

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SIR JOHN F. W. HERSCHEL PART ONE NEW YORK F. COLLIER SON M C M I I SCIENCE SIR JOHN HERSCHEL SIB JOHN FREDEBICK WILLIAM HERSCHEL, BART., tlie illustrious astronomer, was the only son of Sir JB William Herschel. He was born at Slough, Bucking hamshire, England, in the year 1792. His scholastic education began at Eton, whence, at the age of seven teen, he was sent to St. Johns College, Cambridge, where he attained to great eminence in mathematics. After leaving the University, he entered upon the study of astronomy, and in 1820, assisted by his father, com pleted a mirror of 18 inches diameter and 20 feet focal length for a reflecting telescope. This, as subsequently improved, became the…    
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List price: $32.45
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Language: English