| John Imison - Science - 1796 - 638 pages
...many degrees round each pole would in their turn be almoft fix of our years .together in darknefs. **And, as each degree of a great circle on Jupiter contains 706 of our miles at a mean rate, it is** eafy to judge what vaft trafts of land would be rendered uninhabitable by any confiderable inclination... | |
| Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1802
...perpendicular to its orbit : hence this planet has no sensible change of seasons. This is wisely ordered **by the Author of Nature, for if the axis of this planet...round each pole would, in their turn, be almost six** years together in darkness. The difference between the polar and equatoreal diameters of jupiter is... | |
| Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...siderable number of degrees round each of its poles would in turn continue during nearly six earthly years **in darkness ; and as each degree of a great circle on Jupiter contains,** at a mean rate, seven hundred and six of our miles, it is easy to judge what vast tracts of land would,... | |
| George Adams - Astronomy - 1812 - 518 pages
...analogy, we may discover the footsteps t?f wisdom ; for, if the axis of this planet were inclined by **any considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees round each pole would,** m their turn, be almost six years in darkness ; and as Jupiter is of such an amazing size, in this... | |
| George Adams - Astronomy - 1812 - 518 pages
...if the axis of this planet were inclined by any considerable number of degrees, just 46 OF JUPITEft. **so many degrees round each pole would, in their turn, be almost six** years in darkness ; and as Jupiter is of such an amazing size, in this case, immense regions of land... | |
| Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 670 pages
...seasons. If its axis were inclined any considerable number of degrees towards the plane of its orbit, **just so many degrees round each pole would, in their turn, be almost six** years together in total darkness. It revolves on its axis in 9 hours, 55 minutes; and round the sun... | |
| James Smith - Industrial arts - 1815
...plane of his orbit, so that his inhabitants have no perceptible change of seasons. If his axis bad been **inclined any considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees round each** pj!c- would alternately be involved in darkness for almost six of our years together; and as each degree... | |
| William Philipps - 1817 - 254 pages
...be a great advantage to his inhabitants, and has no doubt been in wisdom so contrived by the great **Author of nature. For if the axis of this planet were...degrees, just so many degrees round each pole would in** turn be in darkness almost s>ix of our years together ; since he is nearly double that number in performing... | |
| Sidney Edwards Morse - Geography - 1822 - 676 pages
...seasons. If its axis were inclined any considerable number of degrees towards the plane of its orbit, **just so many degrees round each pole would, in their turn, be almost six** years together in total darkness. It revolves on its axis in 9 hours, 55 minutes; and round the sun... | |
| Sidney Edwards Morse - Atlases - 1822 - 676 pages
...seasons. If its axis were inclined any considerable number of degrees towards the plane of its orbit, **just so many degrees round each pole would, in their turn, be almost six** years together in total darkness. It revolves on its axis in 9 hours, 55 minutes; and round the sun... | |
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