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" Moon and the other heavenly bodies, but that, on the contrary, it is full of inequalities, uneven, full of hollows and protuberances, just like the surface of the Earth itself, which is varied everywhere by lofty mountains and deep valleys. The appearances... "
The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei: And a Part of the Preface to ... - Page 16
1880 - 111 pages
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The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - History - 2002 - 608 pages
...fourth or fifth day after new moon, when the moon presents itself to us with hright horns, the houndary which divides the part in shadow from the enlightened...would happen in the case of a perfectly spherical hody, hut it is marked out hy an irregular, uneven, and very wavy line ... for several hright excrescences,...
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The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking

Dennis Richard Danielson - Science - 2001 - 556 pages
...conclusions are as follows. On the fourth or fifth day after new moon, when the moon presents herself to us with bright horns, the boundary which divides...part in shadow from the enlightened part does not appear as a consistent curve, as it would on a perfectly spherical body, but traces an irregular, uneven,...
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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 1924 - 275 pages
...more easily, I distinguish two parts in it, which I call respectively the brighter and the darker. The brighter part seems to surround and pervade the...out by an irregular, uneven, and very wavy line... for several bright excrescences, as they may be called, extend beyond the boundary of light and shadow...
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