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By S. Chandrasekhar, Space

Rigorous exam of courting among lack of power, mass, and radius of stars in a gradual kingdom. Unabridged, corrected republication of unique (1939) version. "The fabric is all through awarded with enviable crispness and readability of expression. The paintings will absolutely develop into an crucial instruction manual for destiny researchers within the field." — Nature.

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4. Nevertheless, the first point of Aries continues to have special meaning Sec. 4. A figure of an armillary sphere, from Lorenz Fries’ 1522 edition of Ptolemy’s Geographia. 9 cm (page size). Note the central Earth and the projections of its great circles into the sky. See text for details. 10 What is a star map? [Ch. 1 for astrologers. In fact, the great north-to-south circle that goes through the two equinoctial points has a special significance and appears on some star charts as the ‘‘Equinoctial Colure’’.

Frontispiece from the Valk and Schenk edition of Cellarius’ Harmonia Macrocosmica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece from the 1742 edition of Doppelmayr’s Atlas Coelestis. . . Title page from the 1647 Leiden edition of Sacrobosco’s De Sphaera . . Frontispiece from Todd’s 1899 revised edition of Steele’s Popular Astronomy Frontispiece and title page from Mitchel’s The Astronomy of the Bible . . Frontispiece from Snell’s 1876 revised edition of Olmsted’s An Introduction to Astronomy: Designed as a Text-book for the Use of Students in College .

A single-gore engraving for a 107 cm celestial globe, from the 1693 edition of Coronelli’s Libro dei Globi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . An insert containing the movable parts of a volvelle, from the 1647 Leiden edition of Sacrobosco’s De Sphaera. . . . . . . . . . . . . . A beautifully colored volvelle from the 1584 edition of Peter Apian’s Cosmographia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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