Practical and spherical astronomy

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Practical Statistics for Astronomers
Cambridge University Press (2003)
US$40.00

Presents the most relevant statistical and probabilistic machinery for use in observational...

The History of Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2003)
US$7.19

An introduction to the history of Western astronomy from prehistoric times to the origins of...

Astronomy Through the Ages: The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe

Astronomy Through the Ages

The Story Of The Human Attempt To Understand The Universe

CRC Press (1997)
US$103.48

From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to...

To Measure the Sky: An Introduction to Observational Astronomy

To Measure the Sky

An Introduction to Observational Astronomy

Cambridge University Press (2010)
US$64.00

With a lively yet rigorous and quantitative approach, this textbook introduces the fundamental...

The Power of Stars: How Celestial Observations Have Shaped Civilization

The Power of Stars

How Celestial Observations Have Shaped Civilization

Springer New York (2010)
US$37.21

This compelling book examines the power of the skies on human civilization. It explores...

Measuring the Universe: Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley

Measuring the Universe

Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley

University of Chicago Press (2010)
US$32.00

Measuring the Universe is the first history of the evolution of cosmic dimensions, from the work of...

Handbook of Practical Astronomy
Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2009)
US$63.10

Based on Roth’s celebrated German language handbook for amateur astronomers, which first appeared...

Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of  The Heavens

Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy

A Translation of The Heavens

University of California Press (2004)
US$60.00

At some time around 200 A.D., the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of...

The Day We Found the Universe
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)
US$16.95

The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the...

Time in Antiquity
Taylor and Francis (2008)
US$37.39

Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally...