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" In order to explain,' he says, ' the occurrence of the dark lines in the solar spectrum, we must assume that the solar atmosphere encloses a luminous nucleus, producing a continuous spectrum, the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable... "
The Annual of scientific discovery: or, Year-book of facts in science and art - Page 167
by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, William Ripley Nichols, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland - 1863
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 57

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1862
...explanation of the occurrence of the dark lines in the solar spectrum, it seems fair to conclude that the sun consists of a solid or liquid nucleus heated to a temperature of the brightest whiteness, which would itself produce a continuous spectrum ; nnd that the dark lines, or interruptions of luminosity,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 116

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1862
...spectrum, the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable supposition which can be made respecting the sun's constitution is, that...the matter, now concentrated in the several heavenly bodies, existed in former times as an extended and continuous mass of vapour, by the contraction of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 75

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1862
...spectrum, the brightness of which exceedè a certain limit. The most probable supposition which can be made respecting the sun's constitution is, that...planetary system. If the matter, now concentrated in ihe several heavenly bodies, existed in former times as an extended and continuous mass of vapor, by...
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Researches on the solar spectrum, and the spectra of the chemical elements ...

Gustav Robert Kirchhoff - 1862
...spectrum, the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable supposition which can be made respecting the Sun's constitution is, that...supposition is in accordance with Laplace's celebrated nebular-theory respecting the formation of our planetary system. If the matter, now concentrated in...
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Intellectual Observer; Review of Natural History, Microscopic ..., Volume 3

Nature - 1863
...and probably strontium and barium. The most probable supposition from these facts is that, " the sun consists of a solid or liquid nucleus heated to a temperature of the brightest whiteness," and surrounded with an atmosphere of a somewhat lower temperature, in which are commingled vapours...
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Light: Its Influence on Life and Health

Forbes Winslow - Light - 1867 - 301 pages
...spectrum, the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable supposition which can be made respecting the Sun's constitution is, that...the matter, now concentrated in the several heavenly bodies, existed in former times as an extended and continuous mass of vapour, by the contraction of...
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Chemistry of the Farm and the Sea: With Other Familiar Chemical Essays

James Robinson Nichols - Chemistry - 1867 - 123 pages
...lower opaque or reflecting atmosphere. KirchhofF says that the most probable supposition which can be made respecting the sun's constitution is, that...surrounded by an atmosphere of somewhat lower temperature. What causes the spots? Dr. Peters regards them as caused by volcanoes upon the solid mass of the sun....
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A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences, Volume 5

Henry Watts - Chemistry - 1868
...continuous spectrum, the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable supposition that can be made respecting the sun's constitution, is that...brightest whiteness, surrounded by an atmosphere of a somewhat lower temperature. This supposition is in accordance with Laplace's celebrated nebular hypothesis...
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Spectrum analysis, 6 lects

Henry Enfield Roscoe (sir.) - 1869
...spectrum,1 the brightness of which exceeds a certain limit. The most probable supposition which can be made respecting the sun's constitution is, that...matter now concentrated in the several heavenly 1 This continuous spectrum is most probably derived from incandescent solids or liquids, but may, under...
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