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" ... that the mean longitude of the first satellite, minus three times that of the second, plus twice that of the third, is always equal to two right angles. "
On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences - Page 29
by Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 11

1808
...from the theory of the action of the satellites. Another singularity in this secondary system, is, that the mean longitude of the first satellite minus three times that of the fcecorrfl, -phi* twice th.it of the tlrird, never differs from two right angles bat by a quantity ahnost...
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Book IV. Of the theory of universal gravitation. Book V. Abridgment of the ...

Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809 - 380 pages
...of the first satellite plus twice that of the third, is equal to three times that of the second; and the mean longitude of the first satellite minus three...that of the second plus twice that of the third is constantly equal to a semi-circumference : but will these relations always exist, or are they only...
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Book I. Of the apparent motions of the celestial bodies. Book II. Of the ...

Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809 - 380 pages
...or sidereal, of the three first satellites seen from the centre of Jupiter, are such that the motion of the first satellite minus three times that of the second, plus twice that of the third, is nearly equal to the semicircumference. This equality is so near, that we are tempted to consider it...
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The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of ..., Volume 1

James Smith - 1815
...three times the mean motion of the second. And theiucan sidereal or synodical longitude of the first, minus three times that of the second, plus twice that...of the third, is always equal to two right angles. When the satellites fall into the shadow of the primary, we lose sight of them for a lime, and they...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, A Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...times the mean mot ion .of the second. Ami, t !iimean sidereal or.synodicalloogitu.de of the first, minus three times that of the second, plus twice that of the third, U always equal to two right angles. • , .__.;• , . •. .,.,,. The satellites of Jupiter are liable...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1818
...instant ; but the absolute mean longitudes themselves are subject to a law equally remarkable : this is, that the mean longitude of the first satellite minus...second, plus twice that of the third, is always equal to a semicircumference, or 180°. The relation applies equally to the mean longitudes, either synodic...
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy. ..., Volume 2

Robert Woodhouse - 1818 - 487 pages
...found by observation to exist between the mean longitudes of the three first satellites. It is this ; the mean longitude of the first Satellite minus three...that of the second plus twice that of the third is equal to 1 80° ; in symbols, then, (nt + e) - 3 (n' t + O + 2 («" t + «") = 180°, consequently,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - 1818
...the second. And, the nitMn sidereal or synodicallongitude of the first, minus three times that ill' the second, plus twice that of the third, is always equal to two right angles. The satellites of Jupiter are liable to be eclipsed by passing through his shadow ; and, on the other...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 10

John Mason Good - 1819
...mean motion of me second. And the meun sidereal or synodical longitude of the first, minus three limes that of the second, plus twice that of the third, is always equal to two right angle-). The satellites of Jupiter arc liable to be eclipsed by passing through his shadow ; and, on...
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Works, with a memoir of the author, Volume 4

John Playfait - 1822
...from the theory of the action of the satellites. Another singularity in this secondary system, is, that the mean longitude of the first satellite minus...that of the second, plus twice that of the third, never differs from two right angles, but by a quantity almost insensible. One can hardly suppose that...
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