WANDERERS IN THE SKY: The Motion of Planets by

WANDERERS IN THE SKY: The Motion of Planets

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Concentrating on some 30 years of the active development of observational astronomy as recorded in the famous astronomy journal for amateurs and professionals, Sky and Telescope, this is Volume I in the Sky and Telescope library of astronomy. Five sections: The Dawn of Understanding; Newton's Mechanical System; Recent Probings of Space; The Hazard of Interplanetary Space; and Our Moon, A Big Satellite offer a wide variety of tidbits by such men as Herschel, Streuve, Menzel, Baldwin, Whipple, Ley, Cohen, Tombaugh, and staff members; and touch on all the important solar system investigations from early times to late 1963.

Pub Date: April 19th, 1965
Publisher: Macmillan