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Pleasures of the telescope An Illustrated Guide for Amateur Astronomers and a Popular Description of the Chief Wonders of the Heavens for General Readers

By Garrett Putman Serviss
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  • PLEASURES OF THE TELESCOPE
  • AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE FOR AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS AND A POPULAR DESCRIPTION OF THE CHIEF WONDERS OF THE HEAVENS FOR GENERAL READERS
    • WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS
      • NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1901
      • Copyright, 1901, By D. APPLETON AND COMPANY.
    • NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1901
    • Copyright, 1901, By D. APPLETON AND COMPANY.
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE SELECTION AND TESTING OF A GLASS
  • CHAPTER II
    • IN THE STARRY HEAVENS
  • CHAPTER III
    • FROM GEMINI TO LEO AND ROUND ABOUT
  • CHAPTER IV
    • VIRGO AND HER NEIGHBORS
  • CHAPTER V
    • IN SUMMER STAR-LANDS
  • CHAPTER VI
    • FROM LYRA TO ERIDANUS
  • CHAPTER VII
    • PISCES, ARIES, TAURUS, AND THE NORTHERN STARS
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • SCENES ON THE PLANETS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • THE MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS OF THE MOON, AND THE SPECTACLES OF THE SUN
    • The Sun
  • CHAPTER X
    • ARE THERE PLANETS AMONG THE STARS?
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
    • THE END
    • Transcriber's Note
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