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Author Sellers, David.

Title In search of William Gascoigne [electronic resource] : seventeenth century astronomer / David Sellers.

Published New York, NY : Springer, c2012.


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Physical description 1 online resource : col. ill.
Series Astrophysics and space science library, 0067-0057 ; 390
Astrophysics and space science library ; 390.
Contents Part 1. THE DISCOVERY OF WILLIAM GASCOIGNE -- Introduction -- The Gascoignes of Thorp-on-the-Hill -- The 'Discovery' of William Gascoigne -- A 'Light of the First Magnitude' -- Derham and De La Hire -- Bevis and De La Hire -- In His Own Hand -- Part 2. Gascoigne's World -- The Religious World of William Gascoigne -- The Optical World of William Gascoigne -- The Astronomical World of William Gascoigne -- Part 3. DIGGING FURTHER -- The Flamsteed Papers -- The Towneley Papers -- British Library Manuscripts -- Part 4. THE CIVIL WAR AND AFTER -- The Road to Civil War -- After Marston Moor -- The Legacy of William Gascoigne -- Part 5. APPENDICES -- Appendix 1 Description of Mr. Gascoigne's Micrometer -- Appendix 2 Selected Correspondence.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Gascoigne, William, 1612-1644.
Astronomers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology.
History of Science.
Optics and Electrodynamics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781461440970 (electronic bk.)
1461440971 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-1-4614-4097-0_1