Lost Stars: Lost, Missing, and Troublesome Stars from the Catalogues of Johannes Bayer, Nicholas-Louis de Lacaille, John Flamsteed, and Sundry Others

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Stars have been identified by astronomers for centuries, but many of those celestial names have disappeared from modern star catalogues. This text goes in search of the forgotten and misplaced stars discovered and named by such pioneering astronomers as Johannes Bayer, Nicholas-Louis de Lacaille, and John Flamsteed. Explained in detail is how and why certain stars have seemed to vanish from scientific view since the first modern star atlas and catalogue was published in 1603. Also included in this volume are three sets of ...

Lost Stars: Lost, Missing, and Troublesome Stars from the Catalogues of Johannes Bayer, Nicholas-Louis de Lacaille, John Flamsteed, and Sundry Others 2003, McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780939923786

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