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|Description:||xiii, 480 s. : ill.|
|Contents:||Preface ; 1. The Birth of Astronomy ; 2. The Celestial Spheres ; 3. Some Applications of Spherics ; 5. Solar Theory and Time Reckoning ; 6. The Fixed Stars ; 7. Planetary Theory ; Bibliography ; Appendix: Patterns for Models|
|Other Titles:||history and practice of ancient astronomy.|
I highly recommend this book to anyone who would like to know more about the fascinating struggle to bring sense to the celestial sphere and the complicated motions of the planets...If you would like