Its mean distance from the sun is about 253 millions of miles; its revolution is completed in 4 years and 130 days, and its diameter is computed to be about 1425 miles. It is free from the nebulosity which surrounds Pallas, and is distinguished from all... The Planetarium, and Astronomical Calculator ... - Page 23by Tobias Ostrander - 1834 - 236 pagesFull view - About this book
| 562 pages
...its distance greater, than those of the other new planets. It is distinguished from all the other new **planets, by the great eccentricity of its orbit ; and the effect of this is so** very sensible, that it passes over that half of its orbit which is bisected by its perihelion in half... | |
| James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 684 pages
...the great eccentricity of its oibil; and ihe efiVct of this is so efetremety sensible, that it pnsar* **over that half of its orbit which is bisected by its...half the time that it employs in describing the other** halt, 'From the same cause, its greatest distance from the sun is double the least distance, the difference... | |
| Thomas Dick - Philosophy and religion - 1826 - 414 pages
...diameter is computed to be about 1425 miles. It is free from the nebulosity which surrounds Pallas, and **is distinguished from all the other planets by the great eccentricity of its orbit** ; being, at its least distance from the sun, only 189 millions of miles, and at its greatest distance,... | |
| Levi Washburn Leonard - New Hampshire - 1827 - 398 pages
...four months, at a mean distance from the sun of about two hundred and fifty-three millions of miles. **It is distinguished from all the other planets by...eccentricity of its orbit ; and the effect of this is** such that it passes over one half of its orbit in half the time that it employs in describing the other... | |
| Library - 1827 - 712 pages
...surrounds Pallas. Its diameter and its mean distance are less than those of the other new planets. **It is distinguished from all the other planets by the great eccentricity of its orbit.** fiesta is of the fifth or sixth magnitude, and may be seen in a clear evening by the naked eye. Its... | |
| Levi Washburn Leonard - Science - 1830 - 352 pages
...four months, at a mean distance from the sun of about two hundred and fifty-three millions of miles. **It is distinguished from all the other planets by...eccentricity of its orbit ; and the effect of this is** such that it passes over one half of its orbit in half the time that it employs in describing the other... | |
| Thomas Spofford - Almanacs, American - 1835 - 84 pages
...by the great eccentricity of its orbit, tlte effector which is so extremely sensible, that it paisec **over that half of its orbit which is bisected by its perihelion, in half the time** il employs in describing the other hah". From the same cause, its greatest distance fruin the sun,... | |
| Thomas Dick - 1840 - 370 pages
...with Uw planet Jupiter, there would be no diversity of seasons. losity which surrounds Pallas, and **is distinguished from all the other planets by the great eccentricity of its orbit** ; being, at its least distance from the sun, only 189 millions of miles, and at its greatest distance... | |
| Thomas Dick - Philosophy and religion - 1869 - 664 pages
...diameter is computed to be about 1425 miles. It is free from the nebulosity which surrounds Pallas, and **is distinguished from all the other planets by the great eccentricity of its orbit;** being at its least distance from the sun only 189 millions of miles, and at its greatest distance,... | |
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