The parabolic orbits of 72 comets, 1802.

Lowry, Wilson

The parabolic orbits of 72 comets, 1802.
2 6 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 18cm

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One of two sheets of an engraving by Wilson Lowry after a diagram by Mr Bode created for A Rees' 'Cyclopaedia'. The engraving shows the projection on the plane of the ecliptic of the parabolic orbits of 72 comets.

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