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" But what are the spots? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have any degree of physical probability, viz. that they are the dark, or at least comparatively dark, solid body of the sun itself, laid bare to our... "
The Horticultural Register - Page 184
1834
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 37

Naval art and science - 1868
...broached concerning them, but one only seems entitled to any degree of physical probability, and this is that they are the dark, or at least comparatively...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, the most probable theory is that of Sir William Herschel, who considers the luminous strata of the...
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Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...agitation in their neighbourhood. (3''2.) But what are the spots ? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, different ideas again have been advocated. Lalande (art. 3240.) suggests, that eminences in the nature...
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Astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...violent agitation in their neighbourhood. (332.) But what are the spots? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, different ideas again have been advocated. Lalande (art. 3240.) suggests, that eminences in the nature...
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The Weekly Visitor, Issue 1

Christian life - 1835
...been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have any degreeof physical probability .namely, that they are the dark, or at least comparatively...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, different ideas have been advocated." Lalande, the French astronomer, suggests, that eminences, in...
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Youth's Book of Astronomy

John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 256 pages
...over the sun's surface, while others believe that they are the dark, solid body of the sun, exposed to our view, by those immense fluctuations in the...appears to be subject. Respecting the manner in which the luminous matter surrounding the sun divides, to discover to us his dark body, various conjectures...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...is as represented in Plate I. fig. 1. (389.) But what are the spots? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have...those immense fluctuations in the luminous regions of * Mayer, Obs. Mar. 15, 1758. "Ingene macula in sole conspiciebatur, cujun diameter = 'g diam. solis."...
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An Elementary Astronomy for Academies and Schools: Illustrated by Numerous ...

Hiram Mattison - Astronomy - 1849 - 243 pages
...termination of both the internal and external edges of the penumbra ; and advances as a more probable theory, that " they are the dark, or at least comparatively...those immense fluctuations in the luminous regions of the atmosphere, to which it appears to be subject." Prof. Olmsted supports this theory by demonstrating...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 19

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1871
...As to what these spots really are many fanciful notions have been broached. One is that they are the dark solid body of the sun itself laid bare to our view through openings in its luminous atmosphere. Lalande suggests that eminences, in the nature of mountains,...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 19

Christianity - 1850
...examination depending on telescopic power. ' Bnt what are the spots ? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, different ideas again have been advocated. Lalande suggests, that eminences in the nature of mountains...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1851 - 661 pages
...is as represented in Plate I. fig. 1. (389.) But what are the spots? Many fanciful notions have been broached on this subject, but only one seems to have...Respecting the manner in which this disclosure takes place, different ideas again have been advocated. Lalande (art. 3240.) suggests, that eminences in the nature...
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