Punch,  57 (1869), 180.

Familiar Astronomy



Literary Announcement, Drollery


Astronomy, Instruments, Science Communication, Education, Popularization

    Considers the title of Half-Hours with the Stars to indicate that we are 'growing rather too playful with the heavenly bodies' and anticipates the publication of similar titles including 'Spare Moments with the Aurora Borealis'.

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