ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING THE YEAR 1870 AT UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY

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Some articles covered: THE TRANSIT CIRCLE, THE MERIDIAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MURAL CIRCLE, THE EQUATORIAL, and METEORS 1870. Appendices: REPORT ON THE DIFFERENCE OF LONGITUDE BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND ST. LOUIS, by William Harkness; REPORTS ON OBSERVATIONS OF ENCKE'S COMET DURING ITS RETURN IN 1871, by Asaph Hall and Wm. Harkness, with 1 plate; ON THE RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF THE EQUATORIAL FUNDAMENTAL STARS AND THE CORRECTIONS NECESSARY TO REDUCE THE RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF DIFFERENT CATALOGUES TO A MEAN HOMOGENEOUS SYSTEM, by Simon Newcomb, WASHINGTON ZONES; ZONES OF STARS OBSERVED AT THE NAVAL OBSERVATORY WITH THE MERIDIAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT IN THE YEARS 1846-47-48-49. Binding is Good - to Fair. Front and back covers attached but spine binding mostly gone. Corners rubbed. ex-mus. bookplate on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and in Very Good condition. Text slightly "wavy" to the touch. Thick volume.

Title: ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING THE YEAR 1870 AT UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY

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Illustrator: Tables, Plate

Categories: Astronomy,

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1873

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good- to Fair

Type: Astronomy

Size: Size: Approx. 9" x 11 3/4"

Seller ID: 002771

Keywords: TRANSIT CIRCLE, MERIDIAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, MURAL CIRCLE, EQUATORIAL, Simon Newcomb, Asaph Hall, William Harkness, 1871 Encke Comet, 1870 Meteors, Astronomy