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A subject-index to the publications of the United States Naval Observatory, 1845-1875

Author: Edward S Holden
Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1879.
Series: Washington observations, Appendix ;, 1875., 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United States Naval Observatory published its first annual volume in 1845, and since 1861 it has yearly issued a volume of observations, results, and discussions, so that Volume XXII (22) was published in 1875. These volumes have on average about 500 pages, and contain the official reports of the Superintendent to the Bureau of Navigation of the Navy Department; the annual introductions to the observations with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Holden
OCLC Number: 8998081
Notes: At head of title: "Washington astronomical observations for 1876-Appendix 1."
Description: 74 pages ; 30 cm
Series Title: Washington observations, Appendix ;, 1875., 1.
Responsibility: by Edward S. Holden.

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The United States Naval Observatory published its first annual volume in 1845, and since 1861 it has yearly issued a volume of observations, results, and discussions, so that Volume XXII (22) was published in 1875. These volumes have on average about 500 pages, and contain the official reports of the Superintendent to the Bureau of Navigation of the Navy Department; the annual introductions to the observations with each instrument; the detailed observations with each instrument, and their reductions; the results of such observations; and finally one or more appendixes which are special discussions of points in practical or theoretical astronomy.

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