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" Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished sixteen months after its discovery, without altering its position. It is impossible to imagine anything... "
On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences - Page 386
by Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 pages
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Mechanism of the Heavens

Mary Somerville - 1831 - 710 pages
...Sirius. Sometimes stars have all at once appeared, shone with a brilliant light, and then vanished. In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...altering its position. It is impossible to imagine any thing more tremendous than a conflagration that could be visible at such a distance. Some stars...
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Mechanism of the Heavens

Mary Somerville - 1831 - 621 pages
...Sirius. Sometimes stars have all at once appeared, shone with a brilliant light, and then vanished. In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...discovery, without altering its position. It is impossible toimagine any thing more tremendous than a conflagration that could be visible at such a distance....
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Curiosities of Human Nature, Part 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 344 pages
...head of the Swan, which, after becoming invisible, reappeared, and having undergone many variations of light, vanished after two years, and has never since...that of Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished...
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A Glance at the Physical Sciences, Or, The Wonders of Nature, in Earth, Air ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 370 pages
...head of the Swan, which, after becoming invisible, reappeared, and having undergone many variations of light, vanished after two years, and has never since...that of Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished...
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On the Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1846 - 460 pages
...discovered in the head of the Swan, which, after becoming invisible, reappeared, and having undergone many variations in light, vanished after two years,...that of Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1849 - 570 pages
...discovered in the head of the swan, which, after becoming invisible, reappeared, and, having undergone many variations in light, vanished after two years,...; it then gradually diminished in splendour, and, having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished sixteen...
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The Philosophy of Spirits in Relation to Matter: Shewing the Real Existence ...

Charles Mountford Burnett - 1850 - 312 pages
...the final perfection of all things. * " In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which vapidly increased in brightness till it even surpassed that...Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendour, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished sixteen...
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A Glance at the Physical Sciences, Or, The Wonders of Nature, in Earth, Air ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1852 - 372 pages
...having undergone many variations of light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. -n 1572, a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which rapidly...that of Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished...
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Astronomical Sermons: In Two Parts

H. S. Porter - 1854 - 432 pages
...Somerville, in her very learned and profound work on tho Connection of the Physical Sciences: "In 1752 9 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which rapidly...that of Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendor, and having exhibited all the variety of tints that indicate the changes of combustion, vanished,...
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A grammar of geography, by J. Goldsmith

sir Richard Phillips - 1868 - 354 pages
...appeared, shone with a bright light, and vanished. In AD 1572, a star was discovered in the constellation Cassiopeia, which rapidly increased in brightness...Jupiter ; it then gradually diminished in splendour, and in sixteen mouths disappeared. It has been supposed that this resulted from a conflagration of the...
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