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Author Brashear, Ronald, 1954-

Title Star struck : one thousand years of the art and science of astronomy / Ronald Brashear, Daniel Lewis ; with a historical perspective by Owen Gingerich.

Imprint San Marino : Huntington Library in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle c2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9495 BRA    DUE 06-22-21
Description 165 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Part I : Representing the heavens -- Astrology ; Ptolemaic universe ; After Ptolemy : changing conceptions of the universe ; Cosmology and the infinite universe ; Life on other worlds ; Tables and celestial mechanics ; Petrus Apianus and the Astronomicum Caesareum -- Part II : Technologies of observing -- Miniature spinning worlds : celestial globes and armillaries ; Designing the heavens : constellations and star charts ; Light and spectra ; Early telescope ; Modern monsters : big telescopes -- Part III : Encountering the universe -- Sun ; Moon ; Other planets ; Blazing swords : comets in history ; Milky Way and other galaxies.
Subject Astronomy -- History.
Added Author Lewis, Daniel, 1959-
Gingerich, Owen.
Added Title One thousand years of the art and science of astronomy
ISBN 0295980974 (ppb : University of Washington) : $24.95
0295980966 (cloth : University of Washington)
0873281861 (cloth : alk. paper : Huntington)
0873281918 (paper : alk. paper : Huntington)

 
    
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