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Star struck : one thousand years of the art and science of astronomy

Author: Ronald Brashear; Daniel Lewis; Owen Gingerich
Publisher: San Marino : Huntington Library in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle, ©2001.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brashear, Ronald, 1954-
Star struck.
San Marino : Huntington Library in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle c2001
(OCoLC)624242554
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Brashear; Daniel Lewis; Owen Gingerich
ISBN: 0295980974 9780295980973 0295980966 9780295980966 0873281861 9780873281867 0873281918 9780873281911
OCLC Number: 45393510
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 165 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 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 --
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 --
Encountering the universe --
Sun ; Moon ; Other planets ; Blazing swords : comets in history ; Milky Way and other galaxies.
Responsibility: Ronald Brashear, Daniel Lewis ; with a historical perspective by Owen Gingerich.
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