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Title: Astronomy's advancement, or, News for the curious being a treatise of telescopes, and an account of the marvelous astronomical discoveries of late years made throughout Europe : with the figures of the sun, moon, and planets, with Copernicus his system, in twelve copper plates : also, an abstract to ching the distance, faces, bulks, and orbs of the heavenly bodies, the best way of using instruments for satisfaction, &c. out of the best astronomers, ancient and modern, viz. Mr. Hook, Mr. Bouilleau, Mr. Hevelius, Father Kircher, &c. / done out of French by Jos. Walker.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Astronomy's advancement, or, News for the curious being a treatise of telescopes, and an account of the marvelous astronomical discoveries of late years made throughout Europe : with the figures of the sun, moon, and planets, with Copernicus his system, in twelve copper plates : also, an abstract to ching the distance, faces, bulks, and orbs of the heavenly bodies, the best way of using instruments for satisfaction, &c. out of the best astronomers, ancient and modern, viz. Mr. Hook, Mr. Bouilleau, Mr. Hevelius, Father Kircher, &c. / done out of French by Jos. Walker.
Walker, Joseph.

London: Printed for Philip Lea ..., 1684.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in British Library.
Subject terms:
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Telescope -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A26110.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE HONOURABLE Sir William Portman Baronet, And Knight of the Bath.
TO THE READER.
An Account of the Marvelous Astronomical Discoveries of late years made throughout Europe by the help of Tele∣scopes, &c.
SECT. 1. Of Telescopes.
SECT. II. General Discoveries made by the help of Telescopes.
SECT. III. Discoveries in the fixed Stars.
SECT. IV. Of what has been Observed in the Sun.
SECT. V. Of what hath been Observed in the Moon.
SECT. VI. Of what hath been discover'd in Saturn.
SECT. VII. Of what hath been Observ'd in the Planet of Jupiter.
SECT. VIII. Of what hath been Observ'd in the Planet of Mars.
SECT. IX. Of what hath been Observ'd in Venus.
SECT. X. Of what hath been Observ'd in Mercury.
SECT. XI. Of new Stars which appear for a time, and then idsappear at another time.
SECT. XII. Of the Star in the Swan's Breast.
Of the Star near the Swan's Bill.
SECT. XIII. Of the Star in the Whales's Neck.
SECT. XIV. Of the Cloudy Star of the Girdle of Andromeda.
SECT. XV. Of the Star betwixt Eridanus and those of the Hare.
SECT. XVI. Of other Stars, of which it is very probable that they are new Stars.
SECT. XVII. Of Stars which have appeared heretofore, and now disappear.
An Abstract touching the Di∣stance, Bulk, and Orbs of the heavenly Bodies; The best way of using Instruments, &c. for satisfaction in the truth of the foregoing and like Disco∣veries; Out of the best Astro∣nomers ancient and modern.
SECT. I. A Brief Method to satisfaction in the truth of the foregoing and all like Discoveries.
SECT. II.
SECT. III. Of the distance of the Moon from the Earth, the compass of her Orb, and bigness of her Body.
SECT. IV. Of the distance of Mercury and Venus from the Earth, the compass of their Orbs, and the bigness of their Bodies.
SECT. V. Of the distance of the Sun from the Earth, the compass of her Orb, and bulk of his Body.
SECT. VI. Of the distances of the other Planets from the Earth, th compass of their Orbs, and bulks of Body.
SECT. VII. Of the fixed Stars, their Magnitude and Sphere.
SECT. VIII. Of the Opinion of the Copernicans in these points, and the advantage of their Systeme.
SECT. IX. Of the bost way and times of using Instruments to satisfie our selves in these Curiosities.
SECT. X. What certainty there may be concluded in these Curiosities and Discoveries.