A Laboratory Manual in Astronomy

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    OWING to uncertainty of weather and the variety of times required for observations, the teaching of practical astronomy presents peculiar difficulties, and we therefore welcome a book which gives us the benefit of a teacher's extended experience. The course includes both indoor and outdoor studies, but excludes the use of instruments with the exception of a small telescope and other simple pieces of home-made apparatus.

    A Laboratory Manual in Astronomy.

    By Mary E. Byrd Pp. 273 + ix. (Boston: Ginn and Co.,1899.)

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    A Laboratory Manual in Astronomy. Nature 59, 508 (1899) doi:10.1038/059508a0

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