Catalogue of 4, 810 Starts for the Epoch 1850

Catalogue of 4, 810 Starts for the Epoch 1850 : From Observations Made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, During the Years 1849 to 1852 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Catalogue of 4, 810 Starts for the Epoch 1850: From Observations Made at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, During the Years 1849 to 1852 In 1841 Maclear commenced the field work of his celebrated Verification and Extension of Lacaille's Arc of the Meridian, and till the termination of that work in 1848 the Meridian work of the Observatory was necessarily limited in extent, being chiefly confined to the determination of Time, and the observations of Stars with the Zenith Sector in connexion with the geodetic Operations. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 331g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243104529
  • 9780243104529