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British celestial atlas being a complete guide to the attainment of a practical knowledge of the heavenly bodies : containing twelve royal quarto maps, or, entire views of the starry heavens as they appear to the naked eye, adapted for every night throughout the year ... also, three movable plates, and a plate of diagrams, to elucidate the motions of the earth and the celestial bodies : accompanied by a familiar treatise on astronomy by G. Rubie

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Published by Baldwin & Cradock in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc.,
  • Astronomy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. Rubie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB65 .R8 1830
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 180 p., 4, [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2990386M
LC Control Number84244655

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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. James Mullaney and Wil Tirion have produced the first celestial atlas to give double stars the prominence they deserve [ ] an essential addition to any stargazer's. The Golden Atlas delved into the history of how the world came to be viewed via maps. The phantom Atlas how it was thought to be but later proven wrong, now the Sky Atlas shows us the history, myths and philosophical views of the celestial maps in the sky. The Artwork. Atlas Coelestis. Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et novus, totius universi creati Cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens Published: , Amsterdam, Netherlands Format: Hand-Colouring / Engraving Creator: Andreas Cellarius Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: Maps Cc Full catalogue details. Atlas caelestis, the first British celestial atlas, appeared in Seller wrote textbooks including Practical Navigation (), A Pocket Book containing several choice Collections in Arithmetic, Geometry, Surveying, Dialling, &c. (); and The Sea-Gunner, shewing the Practical Part of .

Celestial globes were very important in navigation, when sailors used stars to determine their position at sea. Mercator showed King Atlas to demonstrate his importance to navigation. This was the first time the term was applied to a collection of maps. Eventually, "atlas" came to be used for any book of maps. A Celestial Atlas, full title: A Celestial Atlas: Comprising A Systematic Display of the Heavens in a Series of Thirty Maps Illustrated by Scientific Description of their Contents, And accompanied by Catalogues of the Stars and Astronomical Exercises is a star atlas by British author Alexander Jamieson, published in The atlas includes 30 plates, 26 of which are constellation maps with a. The Cambridge Double Star Atlas is a work of enduring value. I can't wait to turn my 4-inch refractor toward the sky and check off the targets on Mullaney's list. I feel a bit of a thrill thinking about how many new pairs I'll encounter on my celestial trek.' Michael Bakich Source: Astronomy 'In collaboration with . The British Celestial Atlas; Being a Complete Guide to the Attainment of a Practical Knowledge of the Heavenly Bodies: Containing Twelve Royal Quarto Maps; Or, Entire Views of the Starry Heavens, as they Appear to the Naked Eye; Adapted for Every Night Throughout the Year: on which are carefully laid down, all the stars visible in the British.