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Observation by Bill Barton: Latimer Clark Transit Instruction Book

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Bill Barton

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Bill Barton

Observed

2019 Aug 23 - 11:22

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2019 Aug 23 - 11:22

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Transit

Title

Latimer Clark Transit Instruction Book

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Bill Barton
Bill Barton, 2019 Aug 24 - 14:48 UTC

Published 1882. “This operation is, in fact, so easy that his gardener or coachman may be taught to use the instrument in his absence almost as accurately as himself, and such persons soon learn to take a pleasure in the occupation and in rendering themselves expert.” A quote from page ten, who would have thought it, your gardener or coachman can take astronomical observations should you be away.

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