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Astronomy explained upon Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics. To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, in the year 1761. An account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639: and of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761. Preview this item
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Astronomy explained upon Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics. To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, in the year 1761. An account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639: and of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761.

Author: James Ferguson; Jeremiah Horrocks
Publisher: London, W. Strahan, 1673 [i.e. 1773]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : A new ed., correctedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Ferguson; Jeremiah Horrocks
OCLC Number: 15468418
Description: 252, [7], 40 pages illustrations (some folded) 28 cm

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