ID 11286
Last Name Ferguson
First Name James
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Gender Male
Date of Birth 1710-04-25
Date of Death 1776-11-16
Place of Birth Banff
Place of Death London
VIAF URI http://viaf.org/viaf/27271796
Wikipedia Entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Ferguson_(Scottish_astronomer)
Image URL https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:James_Ferguson.jpg
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Author Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics. To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the Transit of Venus over the Sun's Disc, in the Year 1761. An account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the Year 1639: and, of the Distances of all the Planets from the sun, as deduced from Observations of the Transit in the Year 1761. By James Ferguson, F. R. S. The Tenth Edition, with some additional notes. 1799
Author An easy introduction to astronomy for young gentlemen and ladies: describing the figure, motions, and dimensions of the earth; the different seasons; gravity and light; the solar system; the transit of Venus, and its use in astronomy; the moon's motion and phases; the eclipses of the sun and moon; the cause of the ebbing and flowing of the sea, &c. By James Ferguson, F.R.S. Illustrated with copperplates. Second American, from the seventh London edition. 1812
Illustrator An easy introduction to astronomy for young gentlemen and ladies: describing the figure, motions, and dimensions of the earth; the different seasons; gravity and light; the solar system; the transit of Venus, and its use in astronomy; the moon's motion and phases; the eclipses of the sun and moon; the cause of the ebbing and flowing of the sea, &c. By James Ferguson, F.R.S. Illustrated with copperplates. Second American, from the seventh London edition. 1812
Author Ferguson's Lectures on select subjects, in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, optics, geography, astronomy, and dialling. A new edition, corrected and enlarged, with notes and an appendix, adapted to the present state of the arts and sciences. By David Brewster. A.M. In two volumes, with a volume of plates. Second American Edition, carefully revised and corrected, By Robert Patterson, professor of mathematics, and teacher of natural philosophy, in the University of Pennsylvania. 1814
Illustrator Ferguson's Lectures on select subjects, in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, optics, geography, astronomy, and dialling. A new edition, corrected and enlarged, with notes and an appendix, adapted to the present state of the arts and sciences. By David Brewster. A.M. In two volumes, with a volume of plates. Second American Edition, carefully revised and corrected, By Robert Patterson, professor of mathematics, and teacher of natural philosophy, in the University of Pennsylvania. 1814

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