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Astronomy.

Author: Fred Hoyle
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1962]
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoyle, Fred, Sir.
Astronomy.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1962]
(OCoLC)646578235
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle
OCLC Number: 263912
Description: 320 pages illustrations 28 cm
Contents: Earth and sky --
Some tools of astronomy --
Planetary motion and ancient astronomy --
Copernicus and Kepler --
The theory of gravitation --
The Post-Newtonian era --
Instruments and the nature of light --
The birth of modern astronomy --
Stars as thermonuclear reactors --
The structure of our galaxy --
Galaxies and the expanding universe --
Appendix: The epicyclic constructions of Hipparchus and Ptolemy.

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