| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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