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Stars in Their Courses

Out of Print

By: Sir James Jeans

254 pages, illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 2008 | #178212 | ISBN-13: 9780521090032
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About this book

Stars in Their Courses is an introduction, originally published in 1934, to astronomy and the wonders of the universe brought to us by the technology of the telescope. The book is illustrated with a large number of photographs, and was especially written for readers with no previous scientific knowledge.


Contents

1. The Vault of Heaven; 2. A Preliminary Journey through Space and Time; 3. The Sun's Family; 4. Weighing and Measuring the Stars The Variety of the Stars; 5. The Milky Way; 6. Out in the Depths of Space; 7. The Great Universe.

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