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" The squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun. "
Caloric: its mechanical, chemical and vital agencies in the phenomena of nature - Page 48
by Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - 1859
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 6

John Aikin, William Enfield, Thomas Morgan, Mr. Nicholson, William Johnston - Biography - 1807
...exact as to mention the precise day when he found, " that the squares of the periodic times were always in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun." When Kepler saw, according to better observations, that his disposition of the five regular solids...
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The Complete Mathematical and General Navigation Tables: Including ..., Volume 1

Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1828 - 664 pages
...To find the mean Distance of a Planet from the Sun. RULE. squares of their periodical times will be to each other in the same proportion as the cub.es of their mean distances from the central body ; and hence the following rule : — As the square of the earth's periodical or annual...
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Essays on the universal analogy between the natural and the spiritual worlds ...

Essays - 1828
...more bodies move round another as their center of motion, the squares of their periodic times will be to each other in the same proportion, as the cubes of their distances from the central body. This holds precisely, with regard to the planets round the Sun, and...
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The Life of Sir Isaac Newton

Sir David Brewster - 1831 - 323 pages
...same notion, and upon making the calculations anew, and free from error, he discovered the great law, that the squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to one another as the cubes of their distances from the sun. Enchanted with this unexpected result, he...
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Astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...the real law of their connection. This connection is expressed in the following proposition : — " The squares of the periodic times of any two planets...as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun." Take, for example, the earth and Mars*, whose periods are in the proportion of 3652564 to 6869796,...
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A Treatise on Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...the real law of their connection. This connection is expressed in the following proposition: — " The squares of the periodic times of any two planets...as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun." Take, for example, the earth and Mars*, whose periods are in the proportion of 3652564 to 6869796,...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal

Slavery - 1833
...same notion, and, upon making the calculations anew, and free from error, he discovered the great law, that the squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to one another as the cubes of their distances from the sun. Enchanted with this unexpected result, he...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 3

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1834
...respect to the motions of the sun and moon. 3. The square* of the mean periodic times of different planets are to each other in the same proportion as the cubes of tha axis major of their respective orbits. For instance, if the axis major of Mercury's orbit be supposed...
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Library of useful knowledge: Natural philosophy...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Science - 1834
...respect to the motions of the sun and moon. 3. The squares of the mean periodic times of different planets are to each other in the same proportion as the cubes of the axis major of their respective orbits. For instance, if the axis major of Mercury's orbit be supposed...
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Universal history: from the creation of the world to the beginning ..., Volume 6

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - World history - 1835
...he found the great law that regulates the planets, that the squares of their periodical times were in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun. The age of Kepler and Galileo was the era of great discoveries in the arts and sciences. The invention...
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