Apsides sentence example

apsides
  • Tisserand in 1895.1 It involved the action of no third mass, but depended solely upon the progression of the line of apsides in a moderately elliptical orbit due to the spheroidal shape of the globes traversing it.
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  • They are called the lower or nearer, and the higher or more distant apsides respectively.
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  • The "line of apsides" is that which joins them, forming the major axis of the orbit.
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  • The line of apsides is in continual motion, generally direct, and performs a revolution in about 12 years.
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  • This line was called the line of apsides.
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  • On comparing observations made at different times it was found that the line of apsides was not fixed, but made a complete revolution in the heavens, in the order of the signs of the zodiac, in about nine years.
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  • A line joining the moon in perigee and in apogee is called the " line of apsides."
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