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1Title:  The theory and practice of the longitude at sea: comprehending the theory of the solar system; phænomena of the moon; other planets and fixed stars; doctrine of parallaxes, time, and of the celestial sphere; use of nautical instruments; new methods for latitude by sun, moon, and stars; longitude at sea and land, by all the methods invented; latitude and longitude from contemporary observations : with other important improvements   
 Creator:  Dunn, Samuel, -1794 
 Publication:  Printed for the author, at no. 1, Boar's-head Court, Fleet-street, London, 1786. 
 Notes:  In double columns. Armorial bookplate of William Edward May on inside front cover. 
 Extent:  viii, 104 p., [12] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Longitude -- Early works to 1800 | Latitude -- Early works to 1800 | Nautical astronomy -- Early works to 1800

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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2Title:  The human archaeology of space: lunar, planetary and interstellar relics of exploration   
 Creator:  Capelotti, P. J. (Peter Joseph), 1960- 
 Publication:  McFarland, Jefferson, N.C, c2010. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186) and index. "Providing a unified catalog of archaeological artifacts that have been left behind in space as a result of human exploration, this book describes the remnants of lost satellites, discarded lunar rovers, depleted rockets, and various abandoned spacecrafts. The book is divided into three parts covering distinct but interconnected issues of lunar, planetary, and interstellar archaeology"--Provided by publisher. 
 Extent:  x, 189 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Space archaeology | Space vehicles | Space debris | Cultural property

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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3Title:  A field guide to the stars and planets: including the moon, satellites, comets, and other features of the universe   
 Creator:  Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976 | Yü, Ching-sung, 1898- 
 Publication:  Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1964. 
 Notes:  Star charts on lining papers. 
 Extent:  xiv, 397 p. illus., charts. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Observers' manuals

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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4Title:  Astral sciences in Mesopotamia   
 Creator:  Hunger, Hermann, 1942- | Pingree, David, 1933-2005 
 Publication:  Brill, Leiden, Boston, 1999. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-292) and index. Astronomy and astrology, or the astral sciences, played an enormous, if not key role in the political and religious life of the Ancient Near East, and, later, of the Greek and Roman world. This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date account of the origins of the astral sciences in the Ancient Near East." "Every type of Sumerian or Akkadian text dealing with descriptive or mathematical astronomy, including many individual tablets are thoroughly dealt with. All aspects, such as the history of discovery, reconstruction, and interpretation come to the fore, accompanied by a full bibliography. 
 Extent:  xviii, 303 p. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astronomy, Assyro-Babylonian

Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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