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Astronomy

Robert Horace Baker

Astronomy

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 586-588.

    Statement[by] Robert H. Baker [and] Laurence W. Fredrick.
    ContributionsFredrick, Laurence W., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB45 .B15 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 631 p.
    Number of Pages631
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5077506M
    LC Control Number74127649

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These are the names, and the orders, and the leaders of those heads of thousands: Gidaljal, Keel, and Heel, and the name of the head of a thousand which is added to them, Asfael: and the days of his dominion are at an end.

Rotations of the circles cause a point on the circumference of the smaller circle to oscillate back and forth in linear motion along a diameter of the larger circle. Baghdad and Damascus became the centers of such activity. Then I go on to give a detailed written description of the session as outlined above.

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