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Spherical astronomy

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Spherical astronomy or position astronomy - the section of astronomy studying ways of definition of provision of objects on the heavenly sphere at their supervision from Earth at a given time and in a certain place. The spherical astronom.

Astronomy and Astrology

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Steiner brings a new perspective to our study of the heavens. Humanity, he says, is intimately connected to cosmic beings. This enlightening anthology, expertly collated by Margaret Jonas, features excerpts of Steiner's work on the spiritual indiv

Astronomy and Cosmology

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Continuation of the teachings of the Himalayan Adept, Djwhal Khul. A new look at questions of astronomy and cosmology. Review and explanation of the set of astronomical questions.

Astronomy: The Quick Guide

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"Astronomy: The Quick Guide" presents a comprehensive reference to the science of celestial objects in a compact, interactive format. This digital compendium highlights all of the key components of the study from its background to research findings, charted space, and phenomena. Engaging and succinct text gets you quickly to the heart of each entry.

Introducing Astronomy

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Iain Nicolson explores the origin of the Universe and explains the nature of stars, planets and galaxies, what makes them shine and how they are born, evolve and eventually die.

Astronomy 101

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Explore the curiosities of our galaxy! Too often, textbooks obscure the beauty and wonder of outer space with tedious discourse that even Galileo would oppose. Astronomy 101 cuts out the boring details and lengthy

Astronomy Demystified

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THE FAST AND PAINLESS WAY TO GRASP THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BASIC ASTRONOMY. WITHOUT FORMAL TRAININGWant to master astronomy or aerospace engineering but are intimidated by the complex formulas and equations? Tried other s

Astronomy for Amateurs

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The crimson disk of the Sun has plunged beneath the Ocean. The sea has decked itself with the burning colors of the orb, reflected from the Heavens in a mirror of turquoise and emerald. The rolling waves are gold and silver, and break noisily on a shore already darkened by the disappearance of the celestial luminary. We gaze regretfully after the star of day, that poured its cheerful rays anon so generously over many who were intoxicated with gaiety and happiness. We dream, contemplating the magnificent spectacle, and in dreaming forget the moments that are rapidly flying by. Yet the darkness gradually increases, and twilight gives way to night. The most indifferent spectator of the setting Sun as it descends beneath the waves at the far horizon, could hardly be unmoved by the pageant of Nature at such an impressive moment. The light of the Crescent Moon, like some fairy boat suspended in the sky, is bright enough to cast changing and dancing sparkles of silver upon the ocean. The Evening Star declines slowly in its turn toward the western horizon. Our gaze is held by a shining world that dominates the whole of the occidental heavens. This is the "Shepherd's Star," Venus of rays translucent. Little by little, one by one, the more brilliant stars shine out. Here are the white Vega of the Lyre, the burning Arcturus, the seven stars of the Great Bear, a whole sidereal population catching fire, like innumerable eyes that open on the Infinite. It is a new life that is revealed to our imagination, inviting us to soar into these mysterious regions. O Night, diapered with fires innumerable! hast thou not written in flaming letters on these Constellations the syllables of the great enigma of Eternity? The contemplation of thee is a wonder and a charm. How rapidly canst thou efface the regrets we suffered on the departure of our beloved Sun! What wealth, what beauty hast thou not reserved for our enraptured souls! Where is the man that can remain blind to such a pageant and d

Astronomy

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As optics improved, man began to see the solar system. Tycho Brahe in Denmark, Nicolaus Copernicus of Poland, Johannes Kepler of Germany, and Italy's Galileo Galilei all began to see a new relationship between the world and the stars. Their questi

Astronomy 101

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Explore the curiosities of our galaxy! Too often, textbooks obscure the beauty and wonder of outer space with tedious discourse that even Galileo would oppose. Astronomy 101 cuts out the boring details and lengthy explanations, and instead, gives you a lesson in astronomy that keeps you engaged as you discover what's hidden beyond our starry sky. From the Big Bang and nebulae to the Milky Way and Sir Isaac Newton, this celestial primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining astronomy facts, charts, and photographs you won't be able to get anywhere else. So whether you're looking to unravel the mystery behind black holes, or just want to learn more about your favorite planets, Astronomy 101 has all the answers-even the ones you didn't know you were looking for.

Astronomy Vs. History

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NASA research of Earth-Moon mechanics by astrophysicist Robert Newton leads mathematicians of MSU to a breakthrough in the chronology of civilization. Astronomy Vs. History dissects every historical age and analyses the data from every source imaginable " Greek and Egyptian chronology take a good beating, and it goes rapidly downhill from there. Almagest that is supposed to have been written in the 2nd century A.D. by Ptolemy dates to 16th century; Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus take the blame for taking part in creation of the legend of a mythical Classical Age that never was and misdating medieval events as very ancient ones. In Astronomy Vs. History we are reminded of the crucial role of eclipses in verifying the dating of major historical events, of stone Zodiacs containing the true dates of such events. Our perception of history begins to change dramatically even before we're through with Astronomy Vs. History.

ASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS:

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NEW BOOK TIES ASTRONOMY TO NATURAL HISTORY - TEACHES BOTH The Baryon Press announces the release of a new science title that is a combined, in-depth astronomy/ natural history course. Astronomy & Natural History Connections: From Darwin to Ein

New Theories in Astronomy

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Mr. William Stirling, Civil Engineer, who devoted the last years of his life to writing this work, was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, his father being the Rev. Robert Stirling, D.D, of that city, and his brothers, the late Mr. Pa

The Astronomy Bible

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This comprehensive guide to astronomy introduces the basic concepts, explaining what, when, and how to observe space, right through to current theories on everything from black holes to microquasars. It helps you to navigate the night sky, identif

Astronomy Hacks

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Why use the traditional approach to study the stars when you can turn computers, handheld devices, and telescopes into out-of-this-world stargazing tools? Whether you're a first timer or an advanced hobbyist, you'll find Astronomy Hacks both usefu

New Theories in Astronomy

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That a little knowledge is a dangerous thing to the possessor, has been pointed out often enough, probably with the idea of keeping him quiet, but it is very certain that the warning has not always had the desired effect; and in some respects it is perhaps much better that it has not, for it is sometimes the case that a little knowledge exhibited on an inappropriate occasion, or even wrongly applied, throws light upon some subject that was previously not very well understood. It sometimes happens that unconscious error leads to the discovery of what is right.

Astronomy Today

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Astronomy Today. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Astronomy With the Naked Eye

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Third, the planets are described in a separate chapter, with illustrations intended to enable the uninitiated reader to follow their paths among the stars and to predict their approximate places for himself. In consequence of their constant motion, the planets cannot be indicated by symbols definitely located on the charts like the fixed stars.

Fundamentals of Astronomy

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Providing a broad overview of foundational concepts, Fundamentals of Astronomy covers topics ranging from spherical astronomy to celestial mechanics, closing with two chapters that discuss elements of astronomical photometry and spectroscopy. Supp

Astronomy

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With this top-rated guide on astronomy learn about astronomy facts, history of astronomy, astronomy for kids and much more.
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