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Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics : to which are added, A plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc in the year 1761, [with] an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639, and of the distances of all the planets from the sun as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761 Preview this item
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Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics : to which are added, A plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc in the year 1761, [with] an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639, and of the distances of all the planets from the sun as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761

Author: James Ferguson; Robert Patterson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mathew Carey : For sale by John Conrad & Co. [and 10 others], 1806.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American ed., from the last London ed.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Ferguson; Robert Patterson
OCLC Number: 12973262
Notes: Originally published in 1756.
Includes index.
Description: iv, 23, 503 pages, [1], xvii folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by James Ferguson.

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