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The Earth’s Supposed Elliptical Orbit

The Earth’s Supposed Elliptical Orbit The form of an ellipse is taken from the circumference ofa conic section cut obliquely, by a plane passing throughboth sides of the cone, and not parallel to the circular base.If cut parallel to the … Continue reading

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The Supposed Circumnavigation of Earth

The Supposed Circumnavigation of Earth Many people foolishly imagine that ships can sail in a straight line due E. or W, ; but if a line be drawn, all round a sphere, it would make a circle, a chalk mark … Continue reading

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