| John Aikin - 1807 - 684 pages
...exact as to mention the precise day when he found, " that the squares of the periodic times were always **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun."** When Kepler saw, according to better observations, that his disposition of the five regular solids... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - 1828 - 776 pages
...mean Distance of a Planet from the Sun. RULE. squares of their periodical times will be to each other **in the same proportion as the cub.es of their mean distances from the** central body ; and hence the following rule : — As the square of the earth's periodical or annual... | |
| sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833 - 512 pages
...following proposition : — " The squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun."** Take, for example, the earth and Mars*, whose periods are in the proportion of 3652564 to 6869796,... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - 1833 - 444 pages
...following proposition: — " The squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun."** Take, for example, the earth and Mars*, whose periods are in the proportion of 3652564 to 6869796,... | |
| Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1835 - 364 pages
...he found the great law that regulates the planets, that the squares of their periodical times were **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.** The age of Kepler and Galileo was the era of great discoveries in the arts and sciences. The invention... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - 1838
...body as their common centre of motion, the squares of their periodical times will be to each other **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the** central body ; and hence the following rule : — As the square of the earth's periodical or annual... | |
| Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1839 - 366 pages
...he found the great law that regulates the planets, that the squares of their periodical times were **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.** The age of Kepler and Galileo was the era of great discoveries in the arts and sciences. The invention... | |
| Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - 1843 - 490 pages
...iii. Sect. 7.) strated that " the squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun,** — a law which has been found equally true of satellites and their primaries, — if we except the... | |
| 1848 - 572 pages
...out, when he discovered that " the squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun,"** nor do we — but we need not go on exposing our ignorance) — we believe, we say, that the moon.... | |
| Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1848
...out, when he discovered that " the squares of the periodic times of any two planets are to each other, **in the same proportion as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun,"** nor do we — but we need not go on exposing our ignorance) — we believe, we say, that the moon has... | |
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