A Field Book of the Stars

A Field Book of the Stars Book Details

By William Tyler Olcott

  • Category: Astronomy, Books, Science & Nature
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1936-01-01
  • Author: William Tyler Olcott
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A Field Book of the Stars Summary

The Considering the ease with which a knowledge of the constellations can be acquired, it seems a remarkable fact that so few are conversant with these time-honored configurations of the heavens. To facilitate and popularize if possible this fascinating recreation of star-gazing the author has designed this field-book. It is limited in scope solely to that purpose, and all matter of a technical or theoretical nature has been omitted. With this brief explanatory note of the purpose and design of the book, the author proceeds to outline the scheme of study.