The Resource Venus Seen on the Sun : the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks, translated with introduction and notes by Wilbur Applebaum, (electronic resource/)

Venus Seen on the Sun : the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks, translated with introduction and notes by Wilbur Applebaum, (electronic resource/)

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Venus Seen on the Sun : the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks
Title
Venus Seen on the Sun
Title remainder
the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks
Statement of responsibility
translated with introduction and notes by Wilbur Applebaum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
This text by Jeremiah Horrocks is his accurate prediction and the first observation of a significant astronomical event, and his analysis and comments on the changing nature and pactices of astronomy between Galileo and Newton in the 17th century
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 523.9/2
  • 523.92
Index
index present
LC call number
QB509.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • History of science and medicine library
  • Medieval and early modern science
Series volume
  • v. 29
  • v. 18
Label
Venus Seen on the Sun : the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks, translated with introduction and notes by Wilbur Applebaum, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=443447
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Introduction; Venus Seen on the Sun or An Astronomical Treatise on A Most Noble Conjunction of the Sun and Venus, on the 24th day of November 1639; Chapter One The Occasion, Utility, and Excellence of this Observation; Chapter Two The Manner and History of m y Observation; Chapter Three What Others Observed or Could Have Observed of this Conjunction; Chapter Four It is Proved that the Spot Observed by Us Was Really Venus Herself; Chapter Five An Investigation of the Apparent Longitude and Latitude of Venus from the Center of the Sun
  • Chapter Six Change of the Apparent Place of Venus into the TrueChapter Seven An Inquiry into the Time and Place of the True Conjunction of the Sun and Venus; Chapter Eight Demonstration of the Node of Venus; Chapter Nine The Beginning, Middle, End, and Magnitude of This Transit; Chapter Ten A Consideration of the Calculations of Astronomers on the Foregoing; Chapter Eleven The Calculations of Copernicus; Chapter Twelve The Calculation of Lansberge; Chapter Thirteen The Calculation of Longomontanus; Chapter Fourteen The Calculation of Kepler
  • Chapter Fifteen Corrections of the Rudolphine NumbersChapter Sixteen On the Diameter of Venus; Chapter Seventeen On the Diameters of the Rest of the Planets, the Proportion of the Celestial Spheres, and the Parallax of the Sun; Chapter Eighteen The Planets are Dark Bodies; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn782879959
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Venus Seen on the Sun : the First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks, translated with introduction and notes by Wilbur Applebaum, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=443447
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Introduction; Venus Seen on the Sun or An Astronomical Treatise on A Most Noble Conjunction of the Sun and Venus, on the 24th day of November 1639; Chapter One The Occasion, Utility, and Excellence of this Observation; Chapter Two The Manner and History of m y Observation; Chapter Three What Others Observed or Could Have Observed of this Conjunction; Chapter Four It is Proved that the Spot Observed by Us Was Really Venus Herself; Chapter Five An Investigation of the Apparent Longitude and Latitude of Venus from the Center of the Sun
  • Chapter Six Change of the Apparent Place of Venus into the TrueChapter Seven An Inquiry into the Time and Place of the True Conjunction of the Sun and Venus; Chapter Eight Demonstration of the Node of Venus; Chapter Nine The Beginning, Middle, End, and Magnitude of This Transit; Chapter Ten A Consideration of the Calculations of Astronomers on the Foregoing; Chapter Eleven The Calculations of Copernicus; Chapter Twelve The Calculation of Lansberge; Chapter Thirteen The Calculation of Longomontanus; Chapter Fourteen The Calculation of Kepler
  • Chapter Fifteen Corrections of the Rudolphine NumbersChapter Sixteen On the Diameter of Venus; Chapter Seventeen On the Diameters of the Rest of the Planets, the Proportion of the Celestial Spheres, and the Parallax of the Sun; Chapter Eighteen The Planets are Dark Bodies; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn782879959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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