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"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Quote:The second book is, I just ordered Sissy Haas' double star book. Everyone seems to think so highly of it, and I like double stars, so what the heck, right?
Quote:Contain 2101 double or multiple stars classified by constellations whose the primary is Mag 8 or brighter.
Quote:Quote:Contain 2101 double or multiple stars classified by constellations whose the primary is Mag 8 or brighter.LOL! The subtitle is something like "over 2100 double stars". Well, I guess that's accurate.
Quote:The Sissy Haas book came today. Very little text; lots of double star catalog. Exactly what I hoped for! I like the layout; increasing RA within constellation. Perfect for a lazy guy like me.Anybody know if she's related to Walter Haas?
Anybody know if she's related to Walter Haas?
Quote:Good idea. Thanks.
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Quote:Quote:Good idea. Thanks. Did you ever find out?
Quote:Rick ; do you have a link to old book discussion group, and or the downloadable file for the book?
Quote:In contrast, Stapledon's philosophy repelled C. S. Lewis, whose Cosmic Trilogy was written partly in response to what Lewis saw as amorality, although Lewis admired Stapledon's inventiveness and described him as "a corking good writer".