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But it was R . C . Carrington who , by his continuous observations at Redhill , in

Surrey , established the remarkable fact that , while the rotation

highest latitudes , 50° , where spots are seen , is twenty - seven - and - a - half

days ...

But it was R . C . Carrington who , by his continuous observations at Redhill , in

Surrey , established the remarkable fact that , while the rotation

**period**in thehighest latitudes , 50° , where spots are seen , is twenty - seven - and - a - half

days ...

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The

37572 days , and another 334 years . He noticed that the advance of the date of

the shower between 902 and 1833 , at the rate of one day in seventy years ...

The

**period**favoured by H . A . Newton was 35472 days ; another suggestion was37572 days , and another 334 years . He noticed that the advance of the date of

the shower between 902 and 1833 , at the rate of one day in seventy years ...

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The shortest

of these binaries the parallax has been measured , from which it appears that in

four of the surest cases the orbits are about the size of the orbit of Uranus , these

...

The shortest

**period**he found was eleven years ( K Pegasi ) . In the case of someof these binaries the parallax has been measured , from which it appears that in

four of the surest cases the orbits are about the size of the orbit of Uranus , these

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### Contents

ANCIENT GREEK ASTRONOMY | 3 |

GALILEO AND THE TELESCOPENOTIONS OF GRAVITY | 46 |

NEWTONS SUCCESSORS HALLEY EULER | 60 |

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