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Two lectures on comets read in the chapel of Harvard College, in Cambridge, New England, in April 1759 : on occasion of the comet which appear"d that month : with an appendix, concerning the revolutions of that comet, and of some others

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Published by Printed and Sold by Green & Russell in Boston .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesMr. Winthrop"s two lectures on comets
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 6910
ContributionsOliver, A. 1731-1799, Davis, John, 1761-1847
The Physical Object
Pagination44, xviii p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14692927M

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Two lectures on comets, read in the Chapel of Harvard College in Cambridge, New-England, in April , on occasion of the comet which appear'd in that month. Internet Archive BookReader Two lectures on comets, read in the chapel of Harvard-College, in Cambridge, New England, in April On occasion of the comet which appear'd in that month. With an appendix, concerning the revolutions of that comet, and of some others. All will enjoy the many pictures and parents can show and tell their child from this book. Would make a great book for middle school, high school or a college astronomy course. Also got out of this book there is so much that we don't know about comets, especially about the extreme orbit comets but we are learning more everyday/5(26). Deep space comets and nearer spaced comets are discussed. A nice picture of the 4, foot wide impact crater near Winslow Arizona is shown. This is a very good book for kids years old to read and parents to read and show pictures to the little ones. 5 stars as a kids book to get them to read more and increase their reading pleasure.4/4(7).

  Comets are small bodies, but of great cosmic relevance. Given its pristine nature, they may preserve valuable and unique information on thechemical and physical processes that took place in theearly solar system, and that may be occurring in the formation of other planetary systems. They might have even played a very important role in the origin of life on Earth. Two lectures on comets / by Professor Winthrop ; also, an Essay on comets / by A. Oliver Jun. [microform]: with sketches of the lives of Professor Winthrop and Mr. Oliver: likewise, a supplement, relative to the present comet of W. Wells and T.B. Wait and Co Boston Australian/Harvard Citation. Winthrop, John. & Davis, John. Two Lectures on Comets: Read in the Chapel of Harvard-College in Cambridge, New England, in April , on Occasion of the Comet Which Appear'd in That Month: With an Appendix Concerning the Revolutions of That Comet, and of Some Others. by. Comets book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. David Levy brings these ghostly apparitions to life. With fascinating scena /5.

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