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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Adolfo Stahl lectures in astronomy.
San Francisco, Printed for the Society by the Stanford University Press, 1919
|All Authors / Contributors:||Astronomical Society of the Pacific.|
|Description:||xiv, 257 pages frontispiece, illustrations, LIII plates (including portraits) diagrams 24 cm|
|Contents:||The solar system, by W.W. Campbell.--What we know about comets, by W.W. Campbell.--A total eclipse of the sun, by R.G. Aitken.--The moon, by R.G. Aitken.--The nebulae, by H.D. Curtis.--Astronomical discovery, by H.D. Curtis.--The important epochs in the development of astronomy, by R.J. Crawford.--Our nearest star, the sun, by C.E. St. John.--News from the stars, by R.G. Aitken.--Recent progress in the study of the motions of bodies in the solar system, by A.O. Leuschner.--The brightness of the stars, their distribution, colors, and motions, by F.H. Seares.--The 100-inch reflecting telescope, Mount Wilson.|
|Responsibility:||under the auspices of the Astronomical society of the Pacific.|