Search Results: 'reflecting telescope'

Search

×
×
×
×
5 results for "reflecting telescope"
Sacred Reflections By Lacy Starling
Paperback: $32.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Sacred Reflections - Images that can Heal the Spirit. From Indian prints to digital abstract art, Sacred Reflections captures the surreal primative realm where angels of light ride the spirit horses... More > of the heavens. Reflections have had many profound uses from the mystism of a crystal ball to mechanisms that are used in microscopes and telescopes. These images are created within the framework of nature and digital photography. Regardless of each title, they are not intended to represent any particular belief or religion. They merely exist as reflections of what has always been and will always be. Within this book, there is reawakening of the sacred balance of nature itself, but few have opened the doors beyond. With over 50 print quality images, this book is a wonderful introduction in the beauty of life and a very powerful tool to use in meditation and visual healings.< Less
The New Heavens By George Ellery Hale
Paperback: List Price: $6.75 $3.38 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Ellery Hale (June 29, 1868 – February 21, 1938) was... More > an American solar astronomer, best known for his discovery of magnetic fields in sunspots, and as the leader or key figure in the planning or construction of several world-leading telescopes; namely, the 40-inch refracting telescope at Yerkes Observatory, 60-inch Hale reflecting telescope at Mount Wilson Observatory, 100-inch Hooker reflecting telescope at Mount Wilson, and the 200-inch Hale reflecting telescope at Palomar Observatory.George Ellery Hale was born on June 29, 1868 in Chicago, Illinois to William Ellery Hale and Mary Browne. He is descended from Thomas Hale of Watton-on-Stone, Hertfordshire, England, whose son emigrated to America about 1640. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ellery_Hale< Less
The Story of the Heavens By Sir Robert Stawell Ball
eBook (ePub): $3.99
Early Astronomical Observations—The Observatory of Tycho Brahe—The Pupil of the Eye—Vision of Faint Objects—The Telescope—The Object-Glass—Advantages of Large... More > Telescopes—The Equatorial—The Observatory—The Power of a Telescope—Reflecting Telescopes—Lord Rosse's Great Reflector at Parsonstown—How the mighty Telescope is used—Instruments of Precision—The Meridian Circle—The Spider Lines—Delicacy of pointing a Telescope—Precautions necessary in making Observations—The Ideal Instrument and the Practical One—The Elimination of Error—Greenwich Observatory—The ordinary Opera-Glass as an Astronomical Instrument—The Great Bear—Counting the Stars in the Constellation—How to become an Observer. The earliest rudiments of the Astronomical Observatory are as little known as the earliest discoveries in astronomy itself. Probably the first application of instrumental observation to the heavenly bodies consisted in the simple operation of measuring the shadow of a post cast by the sun at noonday.< Less
Forever Friends By Shelagh Watkins
Paperback: $16.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(7 Ratings)
This collection of stories and poems, created by members of the Published Authors Forum on the world wide web, reflects the bond of friendship between writers from all over the world. Forever... More > Friends is a celebration of the power of friendship and human relationships. The breadth and depth of the stories cover all ages from young to old. Filled with love and respect for family, friends, pets and even a telescope, these stories are guaranteed to entertain the most discerning reader. Thoughtful poems of friendship and love will bring smiles or tears and encourage readers to read the next story. The fiction and non-fiction works in this book express friendship as timeless, enduring and forever.< Less
Forever Friends By Shelagh Watkins
Hardcover: $21.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
This collection of stories and poems, created by members of the Published Authors Forum on the world wide web, reflects the bond of friendship between writers from all over the world. Forever... More > Friends is a celebration of the power of friendship and human relationships. The breadth and depth of the stories cover all ages from young to old. Filled with love and respect for family, friends, pets and even a telescope, these stories are guaranteed to entertain the most discerning reader. Thoughtful poems of friendship and love will bring smiles or tears and encourage readers to read the next story. The fiction and non-fiction works in this book express friendship as timeless, enduring and forever.< Less