Author: Theodore Mehlin

A textbook for an introductory university course on astronomy.  Written in the later 1950’s, this edition published in 1961.

Contents covers:

  • Telescope of the era
  • Star evolution
  • Stellar distances
  • The Sun
  • Binary Stars
  • Variable stars
  • Galaxies
  • The Milky Way
  • The planers
  • The Earth
  • Earth satellites
  • Comets and meteors
  • Origin if the Solar System.

The contents is dated but still interesting and useful.