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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
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61 Cygni Aberration of Light angle of parallax appear Atmospheric Refraction base-line believe Bessel Betelgeuse blunder centre Chapter Copernican astronomy Copernicus David Gill diagram 20 diameter disk distance to Mars Diurnal Method earth east eclipse Einstein Einstein's Theory Encke error fact fourth dimension Halley heavenly bodies Hipparchus horizon infinitely distant Kepler Law of Gravitation Laws of Dynamics length light-years lines of sight material thing means measure the distance ment meridian Method of Measurement Michelson-Morley experiment miles a second miles an hour million miles millions of miles modern astronomy moon motion Nebular Hypothesis Newton observations taken Ole Roemer orbit pass perpendicular planet Pons-Winnecke Principle of Relativity prove Ptolemy ray of light result revolved Roemer rotating round the sun shown in diagram Sidereal sidereal day solar space star of reference stellar distance sun's distance supposed Transit of Venus triangulation twelve hours universe Velocity of Light weight wherefore