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The Resource A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun : and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets, James Ferguson

A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun : and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets, James Ferguson

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A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun : and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets
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A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun
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and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets
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James Ferguson
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A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun : and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets, James Ferguson
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  • Text illustrated with four folded leaves of astronomical diagrams, prepared by James Ferguson, and engraved by J. Mynde, showing the orbits of Earth, Venus, Mercury; the transit of Venus over the sun as seen from London, the eastern mouth of the Ganges, the island of St. Helena, and Bencoolen, 1761; and a map of the Earth upon which are marked the hours and minutes of true times of the entrance and exit of Venus in its passage over the Sun's disc
  • Errata slip affixed to p. 54
  • Instructions to the printer for inserting the four engravings on p. 54
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27 cm.
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[2], 54 p., 4 folded leaves of plates
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Spec. Coll. copy: black cloth library binding; gold-stamped spine title "Ferguson. Plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun;" glassine wrapper.
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  • (OCoLC)14718298
  • ucoclc14718298
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A plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun : and from thence, by analogy the parallax and distance of the sun and of all the rest of the planets, James Ferguson
Publication
Note
  • Text illustrated with four folded leaves of astronomical diagrams, prepared by James Ferguson, and engraved by J. Mynde, showing the orbits of Earth, Venus, Mercury; the transit of Venus over the sun as seen from London, the eastern mouth of the Ganges, the island of St. Helena, and Bencoolen, 1761; and a map of the Earth upon which are marked the hours and minutes of true times of the entrance and exit of Venus in its passage over the Sun's disc
  • Errata slip affixed to p. 54
  • Instructions to the printer for inserting the four engravings on p. 54
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
[2], 54 p., 4 folded leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: black cloth library binding; gold-stamped spine title "Ferguson. Plain method of determining the parallax of Venus by her transit over the sun;" glassine wrapper.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14718298
  • ucoclc14718298

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