Astronomy with an opera-glass
Read Online
Share

Astronomy with an opera-glass a popular introduction to the study of the starry heavens with the simplest of optical instruments, with maps and directions to facilitate the recognition of the constellations and the principal stars visible to the naked eye by Garrett Putman Serviss

  • 493 Want to read
  • ·
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by D. Appleton and company in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Enlarged from a series of articles in the Popular science monthly, 1887-88.

Statementby Garrett P. Serviss ....
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB63
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 154 p. incl. illus., map.s. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21776644M

Download Astronomy with an opera-glass

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

The original print version of Astronomy With An Opera-Glass is one of my favorite books. Charmingly written in a slower, maybe more gentile time, about a subject I love Amateur stargazing with the naked eye and minimal optical aid/5(2). Astronomy With an Opera-Glass Hardcover – January 1, by Garrett P. Serviss (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 21 formats and editions Hide Reviews: 2. Astronomy with an opera glass: A popular introduction to the study of the starry heavens with the simplest of optical instruments byReviews: 5.   Astronomy with an Opera-Glass: The Stars of Winter by Garrett P. Serviss. I HAVE never beheld the first indications of the rising of Orion without a peculiar feeling of awakened expectation, like that of one who sees the curtain rise upon a drama of absorbing :

Astronomy With an Opera-Glass: a Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens With the Simplest of Optical Instrumen Serviss, Garrett P. Published by Chatham Press.   Astronomy with an opera-glass: a popular introduction to the study of the starry heavens with the simplest of optical instruments, with maps and directions to facilitate the recognition of the constellations and the principal stars, visible to Pages:   For astronomy, its a 6x glass that is sharp, but of course, 15mm won't go that deep. For example, I had it out last night and no moons of Jupiter could be seen and the Milky Way was barely visible. Of course, my back yard is not a dark sky site. - Buy Astronomy with an Opera-glass - A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments book online at best prices in india on Read Astronomy with an Opera-glass - A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments book reviews & author details and more at Free /5(2).

8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and Bibliographic Record. Author: . Full text of "Astronomy with an opera-glass: a popular introduction to the study of the starry heavens with the simplest of optical instruments, with maps and directions to facilitate the recognition of the constellations and the principal stars, visible to the naked eye" See other formats. Astronomy With an Opera Glass () by Garrett P. Serviss. Brief biographical outline: Garrett Putnam Serviss was born on March 24 in Sharon Springs, New York, and educated at Johnstone Academy, New York. After finishing high school, Serviss entered the newly established Cornell University in , graduating with a B.S. degree in Science with honours in Exactly years ago a New York newspaperman named Garrett P. Serviss published Astronomy with an Opera-Glass, a little book celebrating the usefulness of modest, everyday optical aids. It remained in print for more than 75 years—as its message took nearly that long to catch hold.