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" In the first place, then, the result at which we have arrived is that the constitution of the starlight, although not identical with the light given off by the sun, is yet similar ; that is to say, the light of a fixed star gives off a continuous spectrum,... "
Spectrum analysis, 6 lects - Page 238
by sir Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1869
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 17

1867 - 400 pages
...the stars, or at least the brightest of them, resemble the sun. Their light, like that of the sun, emanates from intensely whitehot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapors. With this unity of general plan of structure, there exists a great diversity amongst the individual...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 17

1867 - 400 pages
...the stars, or at least the brightest of them, resemble the sun. Their light, like that of the sun, emanates from intensely whitehot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapors. With this unity of general plan of structure, there exists a great diversity amongst the individual...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1870 - 508 pages
...the light of a fixed star gives off a continuous spectrum, interspersed by dark shadows or bands ; and hence the conclusion we come to is that the physical...particular stars to which I am now referring, the D line caused by sodium exists : the three lines which we know as b are produced by luminous vapour of...
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Spectrum Analysis -- Six Lectures

Henry E. Roscoe - 1869 - 372 pages
...the light of a fixed star gives off a continuous spectrum, interspersed by dark shadows or bands ; and hence the conclusion we come to is that the physical...particular stars to which I am now referring, the D line caused by sodium exists : the three lines which we know as b are produced by luminous vapour of...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the ..., Volume 38

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1869 - 862 pages
...the stars, or at least the brightest of them, resemble the sun. Their light, like that of the sun, emanates from intensely white-hot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapours. With this unity of general plan of structure, there exists a great diversity amongst the individual...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 38

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1869 - 868 pages
...the stars, or at least the brightest of them, resemble the sun. Their light, like that of the sun, emanates from intensely white-hot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapours. With this unity of general plan of structure, there exists a great diversity amongst the individual...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1873 - 542 pages
...say, the light of a fixed star gives off a continuous spectrum, interspersed by dark shadows or bands; and hence the conclusion we come to is that the physical...matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapours—in fact, that the stars are suns of different systems. We find, for instance, in these two...
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The Heavenly Bodies: Their Nature and Habitability

William Miller - 1883 - 376 pages
...fixed stars is similar to that of our Sun, that their light also emanates from intensely white hot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent...particular stars to which I am now referring, the D line 1 Lectures on Spectrum Analysis, \\ 231 ct seq. 2 Antea, p. 152. caused by sodium exists ; the...
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The Heavenly Bodies: Their Nature and Habitability

William Miller - 1883 - 378 pages
...the light of a fixed star gives off a continuous spectrum, interspersed by dark shadows or bands ; and hence the conclusion we come to is, that the physical...Sun, that their light also emanates from intensely white hot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapours — in fact, that the stars...
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Essays in Astronomy

1900 - 598 pages
...the stars, or at least the brightest of them, resemble the sun. Their light, like that of the sun, emanates from intensely white-hot matter, and passes through an atmosphere of absorbent vapours. With this unity of general plan of structure there exists a great diversity among the individual stars....
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