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" Sadler, the celebrated aeronaut, ascended on one occasion in a balloon from Dublin, and was wafted across the Irish Channel, when, on his approach to the Welsh coast, the balloon descended nearly to the surface of the sea. By this time the sun was set,... "
FOURTEEN EEEKS IN DESCRIPTIIV ASTRONOMY - Page 99
by J. DORMAN STEELE, PH.D. - 1874
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...shades of evening began to close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upwards to a great height, and by so doing brought his horizon...course witnessed a second sunset on the same evening. (27.) If we could measure the heights and exact distance of two stations which could barely be discerned...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1853 - 557 pages
...shades of evening began to close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upwards to a great height, and by so doing brought his horizon to dip below the sup, producing the whole phenomenon of a western sunrise. Subsequently descending in Wales, he of course...
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STORIES OF INVENTORS AND DISCOVERERS IN SCIENCE AND THE USEFUL ARTS.

JOHN TIMBS - 1860
...on record are those of Mr. Sadler from Bristol in 1810, and Dublin in 1812. In the latter voyage he was wafted across the Irish Channel, when, on his...horizon to dip below the sun, producing the whole phenomena of a western sunrise. Subsequently, descending in Wales, he of course witnessed a second...
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Stories of Inventors and Discoverers in Science and the Useful Arts: A Book ...

John Timbs - Inventions - 1860 - 376 pages
...shades of evening began to close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upwards to a great height ; and by so doing, brought his horizon to dip below the sun, producing the whole phenomena of a western sunrise. Subsequently, descending in Wales, he of course witnessed a second...
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Outlines of astronomy

1864
...shades of evening began to close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upwards to a great height, and by so doing brought his horizon...producing the whole phenomenon of a western sunrise. M. Charles in his memorable ascent from Paris in 1783 witnessed the same phenomenon. (27.) If we could...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1869 - 753 pages
...shades of evening began to close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upwards to a great height, and by so doing brought his horizon...western sunrise. Subsequently descending in Wales, i he of course witnessed a second sunset on the same evening. \ (27.) If we could measure the heights...
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Fourteen Weeks in Descriptive Astronomy

Astronomy - 1874 - 336 pages
...would be topsy-turvy. Every object on its surface would certainly fall off; and if a ship by Biilbig west should get around (2) when a ship is coming into...follow the undulations of the waves, until at last we come to think that they are stationary and we are sweeping down stream. " In the cabin of a large vessel...
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Fourteen Weeks Course in Descriptive Astronomy

Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1876 - 336 pages
...miles, etc. An object of these respective heights would be just hidden at these distances. APPABENT AND REAL MOTION. — In endeavoring to understand...follow the undulations of the waves, until at last we come to think that they are stationary and we are sweeping down stream. "In the cabin of a large vessel...
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The Story of the Stars: New Descriptive Astronomy

Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1884 - 326 pages
...close in. He threw out nearly all his ballast, and suddenly sprang upward to a great height, and hy so doing brought his horizon to dip below the sun,...course, witnessed a second sunset on the same evening." transfer motion. On the cars, when in rapid movement, the fences and the trees seem to glide by us,...
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Outlines of Astronomy: By Sir John F. W. Herschel, Part 1

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1902 - 463 pages
...view of the whole. (26.) The history of aeronautic adventure affords a curious illustration of the same principle. The late Mr. Sadler, the celebrated...producing the whole phenomenon of a western sunrise. M. Charles in his memorable ascent from Pans in 1783 witnessed the same phenomenon. (27.) If we could...
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