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The Resource Chasing Venus : the race to measure the heavens, Andrea Wulf

Chasing Venus : the race to measure the heavens, Andrea Wulf

Label
Chasing Venus : the race to measure the heavens
Title
Chasing Venus
Title remainder
the race to measure the heavens
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wulf, Andrea
Dewey number
523.9/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB205.A2
LC item number
W85 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geodetic astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Venus (Planet)
Label
Chasing Venus : the race to measure the heavens, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gauntlet -- Transit 1761. Call to action ; The French are first ; Britain enters the race ; To Siberia ; Getting ready for Venus ; Day of transit, 6 June 1761 ; How far to the sun? -- Transit 1769. A second change ; Russia enters the race ; The most daring voyage of all ; Scandinavia, or, The Land of the Midnight Sun ; The North American continent ; Racing to the four corners of the globe ; Day of transit, 3 June 1769 ; After the transit -- A new dawn -- List of observers, 1761 -- List of observers, 1769
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 304 pages
Isbn
9780307700179
Lccn
2011049136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn772449962
  • 1273241
Label
Chasing Venus : the race to measure the heavens, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gauntlet -- Transit 1761. Call to action ; The French are first ; Britain enters the race ; To Siberia ; Getting ready for Venus ; Day of transit, 6 June 1761 ; How far to the sun? -- Transit 1769. A second change ; Russia enters the race ; The most daring voyage of all ; Scandinavia, or, The Land of the Midnight Sun ; The North American continent ; Racing to the four corners of the globe ; Day of transit, 3 June 1769 ; After the transit -- A new dawn -- List of observers, 1761 -- List of observers, 1769
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 304 pages
Isbn
9780307700179
Lccn
2011049136
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn772449962
  • 1273241

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