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Institutio Astronomica (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
Discovery Miles 2 780
Institutio Astronomica (Paperback): Pierre Gassendi
Institutio Astronomica (Paperback): Pierre Gassendi

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Institutio Astronomica (Paperback)

Pierre Gassendi

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1647 edition. Excerpt: ...maxime fub Trinum adfpedumamplius quam dimidium illuminatse partis oftentat, ac ideo vocatur Av?tm, vtrimquegibbo facpiod non amplias altera parte caua, aut rede feda, verum tumi da ex vtraque videatur. Quarta demum eit, c m proueda ad Oppoiiti 'Moris vero eft, vt eadem varietas figura piroxe iime confequente repraefcntetur, vt intelligi qiiadamirenus poiiitj quemadmodum circumeunte Terram Luna, Sol quidem ipfiusdimidium commenter illuminet fed eiufce dimidij nunc amplius, nunc minus, nunc nihil nobis obuertatur. Tamctii femicirculi ad Terram j oculumve conuerii concipiendi funt, quaii femiglobii & curuatura, quae in piano repraeientari non poteft, imaginatione fupplen& 4 IHSTiTVTiaiHr quaedam heicadnoto, Vnum, quando rcquiritur, Quare, cum Phaies Lunae omnes demonftrent Lunam eafdem Temper maculas Terrae obuertere j admittam tarnen ipiam volui circa centrumEpicycli v quo cafu pars globi illius antica fecta in Apogaeo, debcret poftica fieri inPerigaeo? Rciponiionem eife, idcireo id fieri, quod ipiiim Lunae corpus ita reuoluatur circa fui centrum, vt quantum a motu Epicycli auertitur, tantum a proprio onuer-tatur. Alteram Lunam a conjunctions primum appa-'rere tenuifllma falce, aliquando vno, aliquando altero r aliquando etiam tertio folum die ( quod idem proportione de eius ante conjunofronem occultatione dicendum eft ) QUpniam provteft velocior, aut tardior & partim propter Zodiaci iitum, partim propter fui latimdinem, nunc re fous, nunc obliquius occafura poft Solem eft; aliquando citidsj, aliquando tardius a crepufculidaritatc fie...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Pierre Gassendi
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-41469-6
Barcode: 9781234414696
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LSN: 1-234-41469-4

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