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" It is very probable that the great stratum called the milky way, is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. "
British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an ... - Page 11
by William Nicholson - 1821
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The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...their being resolvable into stars. " It is very probable that the great straturn called the milky-way, is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. We gather this from the appearance of the galaxy, which seems to encompass...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809
...their being resolvable into stars. " It is very probable that the great stratum called the milky-way, is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. We gather this from the appearance of the galaxy, which seems to encompass...
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The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of ..., Volume 1

James Smith - Industrial arts - 1815
...fainter mottled kind of light, which denotes their being resolvable into stars. Galaxy and nebula1. " It is very probable that the great stratum called...which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. We gather this from the appearance of the galaxy, which seems to encompass...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...others shine with a fainter, mottled kind of light, which denotes their being resolvable into stars. ' It is very probable that the great stratum, called...which the Sun is placed, though, perhaps, not in the very centre of its thickness. We eather this from the appearance of the galaxy, which seems to encompass...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 5

1823
...which, for want of light, I could only see now and then, by faint, glittering, and interrupted glimpses. It is very probable that the great stratum called...which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. We gather this from the appearance of the galaxy, which seems to encompass...
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A Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...: With One Hundred ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Physics - 1826 - 214 pages
...heavens, called the Millty Way, consists of fixed stars too small to be seen by the naked eye. In a paper on the constructions of the heavens, Dr. Herschel...which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the cent re of its thickness, but not far from the place where some smaller stratum branches from it. Such...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...shine with a fainter mottled kind of light, which denotes their being resowable into stars. 192. ' It is very probable that the great stratum called the milky way, is that in which thé sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness. We gather this from the...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...particular cluster in which our sun is placed. In a paper on the construction of the heavens, doctor Herschel says, it is very probable, that the great...perhaps not in the centre of its thickness, but not tar from tho place where some smaller stratum branches from it. Such a supposition will satisfactorily,...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...the heavens, doctor Her-ditl says, it is very probable, that the ïtr-л stratum, called the AJUky Way, is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the centre of its thickness, Ixit ii"t far from the place where some smaller лпturn branches from it. Such a supposition will...
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Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical

William Enfield - Astronomy - 1832 - 216 pages
...stars too small to be seen by the naked eye. This is found from observations made with telescopes. In a paper on the Constructions of the Heavens, Dr. Herschel says, " it is very probable, tlal и'<г j the great stratum called the milky way is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps...
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