Astronomy: A Revision of Young's Manual of Astronomy - Vol. 1

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ASTRONOMY
A REVISION OF YOUNG'S MANUAL OF ASTRONOMY
I THE SOLAR SYSTEM

BY HENRY NORRIS RUSSELL, PH. D., D. Sc. RAYMOND SMITH DUGAN, PH. D. JOHN QUINCY STEWART, PH. D. OF THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY

GINN AND COMPANY 1926 BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO LONDON ATLANTA DALLAS COLUMBUS SAN FRANCISCO

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Illustrations vii
  • Introduction 1
  • References 7
  • Chapter I Astronomical Systems of Measurement 8
  • Chapter II Astronomical Instruments 37
  • References 73
  • Chapter III Problems of Practical Astronomy 75
  • References 110
  • Chapter IV the Earth as an Astronomical Body 111
  • References 134
  • Chapter V the Orbital Motion of the Earth 135
  • References 155
  • Chapter VI the Moon 156
  • Chapter VII the Sun 186
  • Chapter VIII Eclipses 214
  • References 232
  • Chapter IX the Planets in General 233
  • Chapter X Celestial Mechanics 260
  • References 308
  • Chapter XI the Terrestrial and Minor Planets 309
  • Chapter XII the Major Planets Jupiter · Saturn · Uranus · Neptune 361
  • Chapter XIII Comets and Meteors; Origin of the Solar System 406
  • References 470
  • Appendix 471
  • Name Index 477
  • Subject Index 481
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