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Arago Astronomer

  • James Lequeux
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 421)

Abstract

The great comet of 1843 over the Paris Observatory, seen from the north. From Flammarions’s Astronomie populaire, author’s collection

Keywords

Solar Disk Proper Motion Bright Star Double Star Zenith Distance 
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References

  1. Tisserand, F. (1893) Discours au nom du comité de souscription de l’Observatoire, Inauguration de la statue de François Arago à Paris le Dimanche 11 juin 1893, Firmin-Didot, Paris, p. 3-9.Google Scholar
  2. *Flammarion, C. (1892) Astronomie élémentaire, Bibliothèque scolaire de la ligue franco-américaine de l’enseignement, Paris.Google Scholar
  3. *Herschel, J.F.W. (1853) Nouveau manuel complet d’astronomie, trad. A.-D. Vergnaud, Roret, Paris; this is the translation into French of his Outlines of Astronomy (1849), 2d. edition available via Google books.Google Scholar
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  6. Tobin, W. (2003) The Life and Science of Léon Foucault, Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Lequeux
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  1. 1.Paris ObservatoryParisFrance

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