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A popular treatise on comets

Dominique François Jean Arago

A popular treatise on comets

reprinted from Popular astronomy

by Dominique François Jean Arago

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Published by Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comets.

  • Edition Notes

    Title on spine: Arago on comets.

    Statementby François Arago ; tr. from the original and edited by W.H. Smyth and Robert Grant.
    ContributionsSmyth, W. H 1788-1865., Grant, Robert, 1814-1892., Arago, F 1786-1853.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 164, (5) leaves of plates (1 folded) :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21157031M

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    James Craig Watson. Claimed to discover the planet Vulcan. Birthplace: Fingal, Ontario, Canada Location of death: Madison, WI Cause of death: Illness Remains: Buried, Forest Hill Cem. James Craig Watson was considered a child prodigy in mathematics, and spent only a day and a half in high school before quitting, because he felt he knew more about Born: Discover A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Cleck Maxwell and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble. Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more! a popular treatise on comets.

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