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Astronomy of To-day by Cecil Goodrich Julius Dolmage

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Astronomy of To-day
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Publisher: Seeley and co.

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The object of this book is to give an account of the science of Astronomy, as it is known at the present day (1910), in a manner acceptable to the general reader. The author takes the main facts and theories of Astronomy out of those mathematical forms which repel the general reader, and presents them in the ordinary language of our workaday world.

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