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" Were it not for the reflective and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine; every shadow of a passing cloud would be pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment, into which... "
Fourteen Weeks in Descriptive Astronomy - Page 134
1874 - 336 pages
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Astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...ay the twilight. Were it not for the reflective and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine ; every...pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment, into which the sun had not direct admission, would be involved in nocturnal obscurity....
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A Treatise on Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...as the twilight. Were it not for the reflective and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine; every...pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment, into which the sun had not direct admission, would be involved in nocturnal obscurity....
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...OF AIR ON LIGHT. WERE it not for the reflective and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine; every...pitchy darkness; the stars would be visible all day; and every apartment, into which the sun had not direct admission, would be involved inr nocturnal obscurity....
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Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion: Considered ..., Volume 8

William Prout - Chemistry - 1834 - 564 pages
...not," says Sir J. Herschel, " for the reflecting and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine, every...shadow of a passing cloud would be pitchy darkness; the stare would be visible all day, and every apartment into which the sun had not direct admission would...
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On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God: As Manifested in the Adaptation of ...

Thomas Chalmers - Human beings - 1836 - 276 pages
...not," says Sir J. Herschel, " for the reflecting and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine, every...pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment into which the sun had not direct admission would be involved in' nocturnal obscurity."...
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The Bridgewater treatises on the power, wisdom and goodness of God as ...

Francis Henry Egerton Bridgewater (Earl of) - Religion - 1836
...not," says Sir J. Herschel, " for the reflecting and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine, every...pitchy darkness ; the' stars would be visible all day, and every apartment into which the sun had not direct admission would be involved in nocturnal obscurity."...
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An Introduction to Astronomy: Designed as a Textbook for the Use of Students ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 276 pages
...the atmosphere has of dispersing the solar light, and scattering it in various directions, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine ; every...pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment into which the sun had not direct admission, would be involved in the obscurity...
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A Compendium of Astronomy

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 276 pages
...the atmosphere has of dispersing the solar light, and scattering it in various directions, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine ; every...pitchy darkness ; the stars would be visible all day, and every apartment into -which the sun had not direct admission, would be involved in the obscurity...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 3

1840
...twilight. Were it not for the reflective and scattering power of the atmosphere, no objects would bo visible to us out of direct sunshine; every shadow of a passing cloud would be pitchy darkness; (he stars would tx vitiblt ail day t and every apartment, into which the sun had not direct admission,...
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Letters on Astronomy: Addressed to a Lady; in which the Elements of the ...

Denison Olmsted - 1841
...the atmosphere has of dispersing the solar light, and scattering it in various directions, no objects would be visible to us out of direct sunshine ; every shadow of a passing cloud would involve us in midnight darkness ; the stars would be visible all day ; and every apartment into which...
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