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The Resource The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson

The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson

Label
The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus
Title
The day the world discovered the sun
Title remainder
an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus
Statement of responsibility
Mark Anderson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB372
LC item number
A63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A star in the sun -- The choicest wonders -- Flying bridges -- The mighty dimensions -- The book and the ship -- Voyage en Californie -- Great expedition -- Some unfrequented part -- A shining band -- Fort Venus -- Behind the sky -- Subjects and discoveries -- Sail to the southward -- Eclipse
Control code
sky249124412
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
vii, 280 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820380
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)744287690
Label
The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A star in the sun -- The choicest wonders -- Flying bridges -- The mighty dimensions -- The book and the ship -- Voyage en Californie -- Great expedition -- Some unfrequented part -- A shining band -- Fort Venus -- Behind the sky -- Subjects and discoveries -- Sail to the southward -- Eclipse
Control code
sky249124412
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
vii, 280 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820380
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)744287690

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