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  • Jupiter


    Let us bow respectfully before Jupiter, the giant of the worlds. This glorious planet is indeed King of the Solar…

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  • Star Clusters in Hurcules

    Star Clusters in Hurcules

    Smaller than either star-clouds or star-swarms, and differing from both in their organization, are star-clusters. These, unlike the others, are…

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  • Saturn


    Son of Uranus and Vesta, Saturn was the God of Time and Fate. He is generally represented as an aged…

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  • The Zodical Light

    The Zodical Light

    There is a singular phenomenon in the sky — one of the most puzzling of all — which has long…

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  • Mars


    Two hundred and twenty-six millions of kilometers (140,000,000 miles) from the Sun is the planet Mars, gravitating in an orbit…

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  • The Great Comet of 1881

    The Great Comet of 1881

    The finest comets of the last century were those of 1811, 1843, 1858, 1861, 1874, 1880, 1881, and 1882. The…

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