| Mary Somerville - 1831 - 621 pages
...year, 2* and, by division, g • R' S ' 4»» . a" R, g, T, and a, are known by observation, therefore **the ratio of the mass of the Earth to that of the Sun** may be found from this expression. The sine of the solar parallax at the mean distance of the sun from... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1853 - 960 pages
...2634. The arithmetical operations being executed, the ratio of the masses will be determined. 2636. **To determine the ratio of the mass of the earth to that of the sun.** — Since the earth has a satellite, this problem will be solved by the method given in 2635. If r... | |
| Auguste Comte - 1853 - 562 pages
...before well known, which expresses the sun's action upon the earth, to find immediately the relation **of the mass of the earth to that of the sun. With** regard to every other planet, on the contrary, it must be the estimate of its mass which would yield... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1854 - 892 pages
...£084. The arithmetical operations being executed, the ratio of the masses will be determined. 2636. **To determine the. ratio of the mass of the earth to that of the sun.** — Since the earth h;is a satellite, this problem will be solved by the method given in 2635. If r... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1858 - 910 pages
...determining the ratio ef the maMws of all plants which hare satellites to the mass of U>e sun 282 ttt **To determine the ratio of the mass of the earth to that of the sun..** 282 3B*. To dflterrntne the masses of planet* which bare no satellites 282 3Bt )Caj« of Mars estimated... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1860 - 614 pages
...179-024 which being substituted, and the operations executed, gives ^7=357500. This quantity, as showing **the ratio of the mass of the earth to that .of the sun,** is not strictly the true amount, but is sufficiently close as an illustration of the method. The true... | |
| 1867 - 354 pages
...semi-axis major of the Lunar Orbit, that is, the semi-axis major, as deduced from the mean sidereal **time of revolution of the Moon. In the second paper...value of ~ is employed to determine the ratio of the** Moon or the Earth to that of the Sun. With the ratio thus found, the length of the seconds pendulum,... | |
| Royal Astronomical Society - 1867 - 668 pages
...semi-axis major of the Lunar Orbit, that is, the semi-axis major, as deduced from the mean sidereal **time of revolution of the Moon. In the second paper...value of — is employed to determine the ratio of the** Moon or the Earth to that of the Sun. With the ratio thus found, the length of the seconds pendulum,... | |
| Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1869 - 524 pages
...deducting one-tenth for opes, at 2*. 3irf. per dozen yards, room paper being 21 inches wide. 5. What is **the ratio of the mass of the earth to that of the** moon, their diameters being 7,912 miles and 2,160 miles respectively? Bookkeeping — 1. Name and describe... | |
| George Farrer Rodwell - 1871 - 622 pages
...arc from which it is deduced, is 41,708,710 feet." Density of the EarUi. The number which expresses **the ratio of the mass of the earth to that of the** same bulk of water. To determine the mean density of the earth is to find an answer to the question,... | |
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