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Practical Talks by an Astronomer

by Harold Jacoby

The present volume has not been designed as a systematic treatise on astronomy. There are many excellent books of that kind, suitable for serious students as well as the general reader; but they are necessarily somewhat dry and unattractive, because they must aim at completeness. Completeness means detail, and detail means dryness.

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English

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1902

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Harold Jacoby

United States

Harold Jacoby was an American astronomer, born in New York City.    Jacoby graduated at Columbia in 1885. He applied himself to astronomical research, and...

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