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" ... something of the motions of the stars relatively to our system. If the stars were moving towards or from the earth, their motion, compounded with the earth's motion, would alter to an observer on the earth the refrangibility of the light emitted by.... "
Spectrum analysis, 6 lects - Page 272
by sir Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1869
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Annual Register, Volume 110

Edmund Burke - 1869 - 652 pages
...refrangibility of the light emitted by them ; and, hence, that the lines of terrestrial substances could no longer coincide in position in the spectrum with...of the same substances existing in the stars. The result clearly showed that, if the light of the star is due to the luminous vapour of sodium or of...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 16

Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1868 - 656 pages
...constitution of the investing atmospheres of the stars, but that they might possibly serve to reveal something of the motions of the stars relatively to...of the same substances existing in the stars. The method employed by them would certainly have revealed an alteration of refrangibility as great as that...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 16

Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1868 - 654 pages
...constitution of the investing atmospheres of the stars, but that they might possibly serve to reveal something of the motions of the stars relatively to...of the same substances existing in the stars. The method employed by them would certainly have revealed an alteration of refrangibility as great as that...
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

1868 - 1024 pages
...in greater detail in a paper read to the Institution of Naval Architects on the «h of April 1868. of the stars relatively to our system. If the stars...of the same substances existing in the stars. The method employed by them would certainly have revealed an alteration of refrangibility as great as that...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1870 - 508 pages
...Treas. RS, we gave an account of the method by which we had succeeded during the years 1802 and 1863 in making trustworthy simultaneous comparisons of...the comparisons to be made with so much accuracy 1 Phil. Trans. 1868, p. 529. * Ibid. 1864, p. 413. that the displacement of a line, or of a group of...
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Spectrum Analysis -- Six Lectures

Henry E. Roscoe - 1869 - 372 pages
...Treas. RS., we gave an account of the method by which we had succeeded during the years 1862 and 1863 in making trustworthy simultaneous comparisons of...permitted the comparisons to be made with so much accuracy i Phil. Trans. 1868, p. 529. 2 Ibid. 1864, p. 413. that the displacement of a line, or of a group of...
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The Annual Register, Volume 110

Edmund Burke - 1869 - 672 pages
...refrangibility of the light emitted by them ; and, hence, that the lines of terrestrial substances could no longer coincide in position in the spectrum with...of the same substances existing in the stars. The result clearly showed that, if the light of the star is due to the luminous vapour of sodium or of...
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The Annual Register, Volume 110

Edmund Burke - 1869 - 650 pages
...refrangibility of the light emitted by them ; and, hence, that the lines of terrestrial substances could no longer coincide in position in the spectrum with...of the same substances existing in the stars. The result clearly showed that, if the light of the star is due to the luminous vapour of sodium or of...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1873 - 542 pages
...the fixed stars. We were at the time fully aware that these direct comparisons were not only of valun for the more immediate purpose for which they had...permitted the comparisons to be made with so much accuracy Phil. Trans. 1868, p. .Vi1'. ' Ilml. 1864, p. 418. that the displacement of a line, or of a group of...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1873 - 552 pages
...motion, compounded with the earth's motion, would alter to an observer on the earth the refraugibility of the light emitted by them, and consequently the...permitted the comparisons to be made with so much accuracy i Phil. Trans. 1868, p. 529. * ll,id. 1864, p. 413. that the displacement of a line, or of a group...
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