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" ... They have not been regarded as so successful as his geometrical analysis of the observed phenomena. It is only just to add that he himself did not attach equal weight to them ; for in answer to objections urged by Lalande to his theory that the spots... "
History of Astronomy - Page 122
by George Forbes - 1909 - 154 pages
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History of Physical Astronomy: From the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the ...

Robert Grant - Astronomy - 1852 - 637 pages
...incidentally thrown out the following series of conjectures respecting the origin of the spots : — " Whether their first production and subsequent numberless...luminous matter in the solar atmosphere, as clouds are jnelted and again given out by our air; or, if the reader pleases, upon the annihilation and reproduction...
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The Sun: Ruler, Fire, Light, and Life of the Planetary System

Richard Anthony Proctor - Eclipses - 1871 - 480 pages
...objections urged by Lalande to his theory that the spots are depressions, Wilson wrote thus in 1783 : — ' Whether their first production and subsequent numberless...commencing at the surface, or upon the dissolving of this luminous matter in the solar atmosphere, as clouds are melted and again given out by our air,...
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The Sun: Ruler, Fire, Light, and Life of the Planetary System

Richard Anthony Proctor - Eclipses - 1871 - 480 pages
...objections urged by Lalande to his theory that the spots are depressions, Wilson wrote thus in 1783 :— ' Whether their first production and subsequent numberless...upon the eructation of elastic vapours from below, or vpon eddies or whirlpools commencing at the surface, or upon the dissolving of this luminous matter...
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The Sun: Ruler, Fire, Light, and Life of the Planetary System

Richard Anthony Proctor - Eclipses - 1872 - 503 pages
...objections urged by Lalande to his theory that the spots are depressions, Wilson wrote thus in 1783 : 'Whether their first production and subsequent numberless...eructation of elastic vapours from below, or upon eddies or lohirlpools commencing at the iurface, or upon the dissolving of this luminous matter in the solar...
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