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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 60
by James Ferguson - 1809 - 533 pages
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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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The British Celestial Atlas: Being a Complete Guide to the ..., Volume 1

G. Rubie - Astronomy - 1830 - 180 pages
...wisdom, which is every where displayed in the works of our beneficent Creator. For, if his axis had been inclined any considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees round each pole would have been involved in darkness for nearly six of our years together ; and as Jupiter is such an immense...
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

1832
...his orbit, that he has no sensible change of seasons, which is a great advantage, and wisely ordered by the Author of nature; for if the axis of this planet...each degree of a great circle on Jupiter contains seven hundred and six of our miles, at a mean rate, it is easy to judge what vast tracts of land would...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 262 pages
...his orbit, that he has no sensible change of seasons, which is a great advantage, and wisely ordered by the Author of nature; for if the axis of this planet...each degree of a great circle on Jupiter contains 778 of our miles at a mean rate ; judge ye what vast tracts of lands would be rendered uninhabitable...
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Apologetics - 1834
...orbit that he can have no sensible change of seasons, which is manifestly an advantage. " If his axis were inclined any considerable number of degrees,...pole would, in their turn, be almost six of our years in darkness and cold. What vast tracts of land would be rendered uninhabitable f" To the inhabitants...
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The Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

1832
...his orbit, that ie has no sensible change of seasons, which is a great advantage, and wisely ordered by the Author of nature: for if the axis of this planet...considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees rourid each pole would in their turn be almost six of our years together in darkness. And as each degree...
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The Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Manufactures ...: Embracing ..., Volume 1

James Smith (author of the Panorama of science and art.) - Industrial arts - 1859
...plane of his orbit, so that his inhabitants have no perceptible change of seasons. If his axis had been inclined any considerable number of degrees, just so many degrees round each pole would alternately be involved in darkness for almost six of our years together ; and as each degree of a...
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