Astronomy and the Imagination: A New Approach to Man's Experience of the Stars (Arkana)

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9780140190786: Astronomy and the Imagination: A New Approach to Man's Experience of the Stars (Arkana)
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We all know that the Earth is not the center of the universe. But, as Davidson explains, none of us can ever really observe, with our own senses, such things as the Earth orbiting around the Sun. What we can perceive from Earth is still that view of the universe experienced by our primitive ancestors, that is, the heavenly bodies as lights in the sky moving in strange and wonderful ways. This book is written to describe what we can observe if we study the sky with the naked eye or simple telescope. Unfortunately, there are no sky charts or photographs to help guide the would-be stargazer, and many of the illustrations are of little help. These problems limit the usefulness of the book. Harold D. Shane, Mathematics Dept., Baruch Coll., CUNY
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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