Elementary Lessons in Astronomy
Macmillan, 1883 - Astronomy - 348 pages
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action actually angle appear astronomers atmosphere attraction axis base body called causes celestial centre circle clock College compared constellations corrected determined diameter direction distance Earth ecliptic Edited effect equal equator equatorial exactly fact fall feet follows force give given globe greater Greenwich half heavens horizon inclined instance Jupiter known latitude length lens less LESSON light longitude Mars mass mean measured meridian method miles Moon Moon's motion move movement nearly nebulŠ object observed occupied once orbit parallax passes path period planet pole portion position present rays referred refraction represent ring rise rotation round round the Sun seen shown shows side sidereal solar spectrum sphere stars Sun's suppose surface telescope termed tion transit true turn varies Venus visible zenith
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