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Astronomical Curiosities - iTeX translation reports

Astronomical Curiosities - iTeX translation reports

Astronomical Curiosities - iTeX translation

Astronomical Curiosities J. Ellard Gore

  • Page 2 and 3: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Astr
  • Page 4 and 5: Contents 1 CHAPTER I 1 2 CHAPTER II
  • Page 6 and 7: Chapter 1 CHAPTER I The Sun Some ob
  • Page 8 and 9: oth in number and size, as to have
  • Page 10 and 11: Chapter 2 CHAPTER II Mercury As the
  • Page 12 and 13: Mercury is said to have been occult
  • Page 14 and 15: known. In the clear air of Cambridg
  • Page 16 and 17: 1726. These observations are found
  • Page 18 and 19: in several at least of the recorded
  • Page 20 and 21: Chapter 4 CHAPTER IV The Earth The
  • Page 22 and 23: “A ‘corona’ is an appearance
  • Page 24 and 25: well said, “With each revolving y
  • Page 26 and 27: Leverrier has found the minimum ecc
  • Page 28 and 29: Chapter 5 CHAPTER V The Moon The to
  • Page 30 and 31: lance of a portion of the Sinus Iri
  • Page 32 and 33: men still living.... With the excep
  • Page 34 and 35: The existence of water vapour is cl
  • Page 36 and 37: possibility of signalling to Mars.
  • Page 38 and 39: Chapter 7 CHAPTER VII The Minor Pla
  • Page 40 and 41: his Bedford Catalogue, must have be
  • Page 42 and 43: existence of this atmosphere is pro
  • Page 44 and 45: claimed by other astronomers). He s
  • Page 46 and 47: in Saturn’s rings confirmed here
  • Page 48 and 49: the existence of the ninth satellit
  • Page 50 and 51: servatory, M. Wirtz measured the di
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    Chapter 11 CHAPTER XI Comets We lea

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    velocity of 348 miles a second! It

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    suggestion that some of the letters

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    ter is so rarefied that injurious e

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    vations were made by “einen gesch

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    towards the latter end of its cours

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    11,435 tons a year. I believe this

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    Chapter 13 CHAPTER XIII The Zodiaca

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    ightest portions of the Milky Way v

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    Chapter 14 CHAPTER XIV The Stars Pl

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    Some interesting observations were

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    (16292-3) about half a magnitude le

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    With reference to the stars having

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    sensitive radiometer of his own con

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    The so-called “telluric lines”

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    with that of the telescopic binary

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    known as that of any known binary.

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    Chapter 16 CHAPTER XVI Variable Sta

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    spondence of shape and period."[326

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    e the first time this metal has bee

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    magnitude” in February, 1907, acc

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    direction have not proved very succ

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    Chapter 17 CHAPTER XVII Nebulæ and

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    tive bond of union."[360] The terms

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    0"·17.[365] This indicates a dista

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    the mean density of the Andromeda n

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    as seen in a night glass."... “A

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    would be a fairly bright object. It

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    Greeks dates back to about 1400 B.C

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    only forty-seven stars, and it omit

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    where there seemed to be any doubt;

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    Al-Sufi seems rather hard on Al-Bat

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    thousands of others still fainter

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    the seven Rishis. It is the Otawa o

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    Bellerophon invented the chariot, a

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    close to , “as if it were attache

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    Taygetî, Elecktrî, Maia queen. Th

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    The next constellation of the Zodia

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    Che con la coda percota la genta,

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    the British Isles. Al-Sufi says,

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    that the star he refers to is reall

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    its honour at the fetes called Robi

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    called, he says, al-schira al-gumai

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    than Regulus (1·3 magnitude). On A

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    Lupus appears on the Euphratian pla

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    SCUTUM SOBIESKI.—This is, or was,

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    ut suspected of variation). About 3

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    According to the late Mr. Proctor t

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    Chapter 20 CHAPTER XX The Visible U

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    “So far as I am able at present t

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    called opera-glass, or field-glass

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    where he found in some places “a

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    people. In 74 B.C., it is related t

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    Humboldt:— According to Plutarch

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    In the Sanscrit epic poem, “The R

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    lation might previously have reache

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    In his interesting book, Reminiscen

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    With reference to the great improba

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    Chapter 22 NOTE ADDED IN THE PRESS.

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    Almagest, 281 Al-Sufi, 47, 149, 179

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    Bond, 85 Bond (Jun.), 74 Book of th

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    “Coal Sack,” 293, 320 Cobham, 8

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    Eastmann, 316 Easton, 323, 324, 325

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    Guthrie, 25 H Habitability of Mars,

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    Jupiter, chap. viii. " gibbous form

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    Mars, chap. vi.; axis of 59; red co

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    Olbers, 104, 124 Old, 340 Orion, 49

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    Riccioli, 189 Ricco, 32 Rigel, 156,

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    259, 351 Snyder, Carl, 8, 345 Sobie

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    Valz 72 “Vanishing star,” 59 Va

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    Chapter 24 PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWE

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    [25] Denning, Telescopic Work for S

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    [100] Knowledge, May 2, 1886. [101]

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    [180] Knowledge, May, 1909. [181] J

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    [256] Or, “Before the phantom of

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    [334] Nature, June 20, 1909. [335]

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    [403] Lalande’s Astronomie, vol.

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    [475] Popular Astronomy, vol. 14 (1

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    Creating the works from public doma

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    at the beginning of this work. 1.E.

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