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" ... wisely ordered by the Author of nature; for if the axis of this planet were inclined any considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees round each pole would in their turn be almost six of our years together in darkness. And as each degree of... "
Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ... - Page 50
by James Ferguson, Jeremiah Horrocks - 1809 - 533 pages
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The school of arts; or, an introduction to useful knowledge

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...
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A treatise on astronomy

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...
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 4

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,...
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Astronomical and geographical essays

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...
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Astronomical and Geographical Essays: Containing a Full and Comprehensive ...

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...
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

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...
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The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of ..., Volume 1

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...
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Eight Familiar Lectures on Astronomy, Intended as an Introduction to the ...

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...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

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...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the ...

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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