Book cover - Astronomy with an Opera-Glass.  A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments - Author Garrett P. Serviss

Astronomy with an Opera-Glass. A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments

Author Garrett P. Serviss

  • Release Date: 1969-12-31
  • Genre: Astronomy

Astronomy with an Opera-Glass. A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments Summary


Astronomy with an Opera-Glass. A Popular Introduction to the Study of the Starry Heavens with the Simplest of Optical Instruments - First published in 1888. According to Wikipedia: "Garrett Putnam Serviss (March 24, 1851–May 25, 1929) was an astronomer, popularizer of astronomy, and early science fiction writer. Serviss was born in upstate New York, and majored in science at Cornell. He took a law degree at Columbia, but never worked as an attorney. Instead, in 1876 he joined the staff of the New York Sun newspaper, working as a journalist until 1892 under editor Charles Dana. Serviss showed a talent for explaining scientific details in a way that made them clear to the ordinary reader...”

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