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Astronomical centers of the world

Author: Kevin Krisciunas
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a thorough introduction to observatories that have made particularly important observational and theoretical advances in the field of astronomy, and to the astronomers who made them famous.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Krisciunas
ISBN: 0521302781 9780521302784
OCLC Number: 14129678
Description: x, 320 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Alexandrian museum --
Astronomical capitals of the moslem world --
Tycho brahe's observatory at hven --
Paris and greenwich --
Pulkovo observatory --
Harvard, lick and yerkes and the rise of astrophysics --
Mt wilson and palomar --
Present --
Future.
Responsibility: Kevin Krisciunas.
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