A Text-Book of Astronomy

  • Title: A Text-Book of Astronomy
  • Author: George C. Comstock
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A Text Book of Astronomy This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    About George C. Comstock


    1. Professor George Cary Comstock was an American astronomer and educator.He studied mathematics and astronomy and earned an PH.D from the University of Michigan in 1877 He also studied law and was admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 1883, but he never practiced.He was employed by the U.S Lake Survey, by a Mississippi River improvement project and in 1879 became assistent director of the Washburn Observatory, where he would later be the director In 1887 he was appointed professor of mathematics and astronomy at the Ohio State University.Since 1897 he played an important role in the organizing of the American Astronomical Society, serving first as secretary and later as vice president and since 1925 as president.In 1904 he was appointed first chair of the University of Wisconsin graduate school, later becoming Dean He held this position until 1920, then retired in 1922 as Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Source


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    1. A bit dated; not well suited for the beginning amateur astronomer.

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