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Practical astronomy

John B. Lester

Practical astronomy

an introduction to the methods of astronomy

by John B. Lester

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Published by University of Toronto at Mississauga] in [Mississauga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spherical astronomy.,
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn B. Lester.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21129580M

    A manual of spherical and practical astronomy, embracing the general problems of spherical astronomy, the special applications to nautical astronomy, and the theory and use of fixed and portable astronomical instruments, with an appendix on the method of least squares, (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., []), by William Chauvenet (page. The book includes a clear explanation of the laboratory theory behind astronomical spectrographs, and goes on to extensively cover the practical application of astronomical spectroscopy in detail. Four popular and reasonably-priced commercially available diffraction grating spectrographs are used as examples.


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