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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... "
Mechanism of the Heavens - Page lxiv
by Mary Somerville - 1831 - 621 pages
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 390 pages
...reappeared, and after many variations in light vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572, a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...discovery without altering its position. It is impossible to imagine anything more tremendous than a conflagration that could be visible at such a distance....
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 666 pages
...reappeared, and after many variations in light vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572, a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...without altering- its: position. It is impossible to imagine anything more tremendous than a conflagration that could be visible at such a distance....
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A Glance at the Physical Sciences: Or, The Wonders of Nature, in Earth, Air ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 370 pages
...having undergone many variations of light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572, a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...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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Curiosities of Human Nature, Part 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 344 pages
...having undergone many variations of light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572, a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...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 - 506 pages
...having undergone many variations in light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...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 - 496 pages
...having undergone many variations in light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...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 - 568 pages
...having undergone many variations in light, vanished after two years, and has never since been seen. In 1572 a star was discovered in Cassiopeia, which...; 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 - 340 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

Herschel S. Porter - 1854 - 412 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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