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Om kometbanernes indbyrdes beliggenhed. Besvarelse af Universitetets Prisopgave for 1860. . ..

By: MOHN, Henrik (1835-1916).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Christiania:, B. M. Bentzens, 1861.: 1861

Seller ID: S6371


4to. viii, 52 pp. 8 tables, 2 folding plates, Printed wrappers; top cover loose. Ms. notation on top cover. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Mohn became interested in science during his first year at the University of Christiana, where in 1858 he received his master's degree in mineralogy. Soon afterward he wrote a prize essay on the position of cometary orbits and became assistant professor of astronomy. In 1866 he was appointed director of the new Norwegian Meteorologic... View more info