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The Burden of the Balkans - Page 349
by Mary Edith Durham - 1905 - 331 pages
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

Literary Criticism - 1801
...three times, and all are reduced to a mean pofitinn, regard being had to the effeel of relraclion, the ' aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis. The mean pofition of all thefe liars has been calculated to a common period, namely Jan. 31, 1798, the...
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Outlines of Natural Philosophy Being Heads of Lectures Delivered ..., Volume 2

John Playfair - 1814
...4 SECT. 200 OUTLINES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. .. ,v. -.'...*". - ..,, .. .SECT. XII. i , OF THE ABERRATION OF LIGHT, AND THE NUTATION OF THE EARTH'S AXIS. Aberration of Light209. IF a ray of Light, coming in a straight line, and with a given velocity, pass...
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The North American Review, Volume 20

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1825
...astronomers who preceded him, and his labors were crowned with the most brilliant success, by the discovery of the Aberration of light and the Nutation of the earth's axis. His observations were so numerous, accurate, and important, that he may justly be placed in the same...
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volume 9; Volume 25

Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley - Agriculture - 1825
...on the pole star, but the results which he attributed to parallax were explained by Bradley's great discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis ; and it is remarkable that Hooke reasoned correctly on inaccurate observations, whilst Flamstead formed...
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volume 9; Volume 25

Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley - Science - 1825
...on the pole star, but the results which he attributed to parallax were explained by Bradley's great discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis ; and it is remarkable that Hooke reasoned correctly on inaccurate observations, whilst Flamstead formed...
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The North American Review, Volume 20

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1825
...astronomers who preceded him, and his labors were crowned with the most brilliant success, by the discovery of the Aberration of light and the Nutation of the earth's axis. His observations were so numerous, accurate, and important, that he may justly be placed in the same...
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Six Discourses Delivered Before the Royal Society: At Their Anniversary ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Science - 1827 - 142 pages
...on the pole star, but the results which he ascribed to parallax, were explained by Bradley's great discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis ; and it is remarkable that Hooke reasoned correctly on inaccurate observations, while Flamstead formed...
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...zenith sector, with which Dr. Bradley made those observations at Kew and Wanstead, which led to the discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis. South of the quadrant room is a wooden building for making occasional observations in any direction,...
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National History and Views of London and Its Environs ..., Volumes 1-2

Charles Frederick Partington - London (England) - 1834
...famous zenith sector, with which Bradley made the observations at Kew and Wanstead, that led to the discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis. South of the quadrant room is a small wooden building for making occasional observations in any direction,...
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National History and Views of London and Its Environs: Embracing Their ...

Charles Frederick Partington - London (England) - 1835
...famous zenith sector, with which Bradley made the observations at Kew and Wanstead, that led to the discoveries of the aberration of light, and the nutation of the earth's axis. scope, and an accurate knowledge of the time, is required. It is furnished with sliding shutters on...
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