Rudimentary Astronomy

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Strahan & Company, 1869 - 172 pages
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Page i - Phrases and Forms in English, French, Italian, and German. By JAMES HADDON, MA, Arithmetical Master of King's College School, London, is. 6d. 84. ARITHMETIC, a Rudimentary Treatise on: with full Explanations of its Theoretical Principles, and numerous Examples for Practice. For the Use of Schools and for Self-Instruction. By JR YOUNG, late Professor of Mathematics in Belfast College. New Edition, with Index, is. 6d. 84*.
Page 159 - ... inches of reflecting aperture, up to perfectly separated stars like the milky way, and clustering groups sufficiently insulated and condensed to come under the designation of irregular, and in some cases pretty rich clusters. But besides...
Page i - DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY, an Elementary Treatise on; with a Theory of Shadows and of Perspective, extracted from the French of G. MONGE. To which is added, a description of the Principles and Practice of Isometrical Projection ; the whole being intended as an introduction to the Application of Descriptive Geometry to various branches of the Arts.
Page 58 - The law of universal gravitation is simply this, that every particle of matter in the universe gravitates towards every other particle, or attracts and is attracted by every other particle, with a force varying inversely as the square of the distance.
Page 51 - Bradley's discoveries of the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis, the photographic measurement of the heavens, Schwabe's work on the sunspot period, and Mr.
Page i - A KEY AND COMPANION to the above Book, forming an extensive repository of Solved Examples and Problems in Illustration of the various Expedients necessary in Algebraical Operations.
Page 3 - To which is added, a description of the Principles and Practice of Isometrical Projection. By JF HEATHER, MA -With 14 Plates.
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