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Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, astronomer and geodesist

Author: I S Glass
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. He mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Reisebericht
Biographies
History
Biography
Observations
Named Person: Nicolas Louis de La Caille; Nicolas Louis de / 1713-1762 La Caille; Nicolas Louis de La Caille; Nicolas Louis de La Caille
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I S Glass
ISBN: 9780199668403 019966840X
OCLC Number: 825093258
Description: 194 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Early Life ; 2. The Cape ; 3. The Shape of the Earth ; 4. Notes about the Cape ; 5. Later Years ; 6. Paradox Resolved
Responsibility: I.S. Glass.

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well-researched biography ... Highly recommended. * D.E. Hogg, CHOICE * This is an excellent and detailed book, not only dealing with a great astronomer, but exploring the less-well-known world of Read more...

 
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