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History of Astronomy

George Forbes, Electrical engineer, astronomer, explorer, author and inventor (1849-1936)


This ebook presents «History of Astronomy», from George Forbes. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.


Table of Contents

- About This Book

- Preface

- Book I. The Geometrical Period

- Primitive Astronomy And Astrology

- Ancient Astronomy-the Chinese And Chaldæans

- Ancient Greek Astronomy

- The Reign Of Epicycles-from Ptolemy To Copernicus

- Book Ii. The Dynamical Period

- Discovery Of The True Solar System Tycho Brahe Kepler

- Galileo And The Telescope Notions Of Gravity By Horrocks Etc

- Sir Isaac Newton Law Of Universal Gravitation

- Newton's Successors Halley, Euler, Lagrange, Laplace, Etc

- Discovery Of New Planets Herschel, Piazzi, Adams, And Le Verrier

- Book Iii. Observation

- Instruments Of Precision-state Of The Solar System

- History Of The Telescope

- The Sun

- The Moon And Planets

- Comets And Meteors

- The Fixed Stars And Nebulæ

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2015
June 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
165
Pages
PUBLISHER
The Perfect Library
SELLER
FB Editions
SIZE
273.8
KB

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