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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDieter B. Herrmann ; translated and revised by Kevin Krisciunas.
ContributionsKrisciunas, Kevin, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB28 .H4713 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173167M
ISBN 100521257336
LC Control Number83015427

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  Book-Review - the History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung Herrmann, D. B.; Williams, M. Abstract. Publication: Journal of the British Astronomical Association. Pub Date: April Bibcode: JBAA H full text sources. ADS | Author: D. B. Herrmann, M. Williams. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. Title: Book-Review - the History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung: Authors: Herrmann, D. B.; Forbes, E. G. Publication: The Observatory, Vol, NO/FEB. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translation of: Geschichte der Astronomie von Herschel bis Hertzsprung. Notes: Translation of: Geschichte der Astronomie von Herschel bis Hertzsprung.

  adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: D. B. Herrmann, M. Williams. Reads History Translate This Page. Title: Origins of Modern Astronomy. (Book Reviews: The History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung) Book Authors: Herrmann, Dieter B. Review Author: DeVorkin, David H. Publication: Science, Volume , Issue , pp. (Sci Homepage). This thoroughly researched book is a history of the development of Western horoscopic astrology from its origin among the Babylonians and its subsequent creation in its present form by the Alexandrians down to modern times. Special attention is given to background history and to the working conditions and techniques used by astrologers during Cited by: 7. About the history and biography of astronomers Herschel, Hale, and Leavitt the shift in modern astronomy from planets to stars. The Astronomers William Herschel () discovered Uranus almost by accident, which is also the way he became an astronomer. Like his father, Herschel became a musician in the Hannover Guards in Germany.

SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Title: Book-Review - The History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung Authors: Broughton, P. Journal: Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol, NO/OCT, P. , Bibliographic Code: JRASCB. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: Of great importance to theories of stellar evolution, it evolved from charts begun in by the Danish astronomer Ejnar Hertzsprung and independently by the U.S. astronomer Henry Norris Russell. Hertzprung-Russell diagram Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. Ejnar Hertzsprung, (born Oct. 8, , Frederiksberg, near Copenhagen, Den.—died Oct. 21, , Roskilde), Danish astronomer who classified types of stars by relating their colour to their absolute brightness—an accomplishment of fundamental importance to modern Hertzsprung-Russell diagram of stellar types was named (in part) for him.