aberration of starlight

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  • aberration of starlight — Apparent displacement of a star or other celestial body resulting from Earth s orbital motion around the Sun. The maximum displacement is about 20.49 seconds of arc. It depends on the ratio of Earth s orbital speed to the speed of light and Earth …   Universalium

  • aberration, constant of — ▪ astronomy       in astronomy, the maximum amount of the apparent yearly aberrational displacement of a star or other celestial body, resulting from the Earth s orbital motion around the Sun. The value of the constant, about 20.49″ of arc,… …   Universalium

  • Aberration of light — Light from location 1 will appear to be coming from location 2 for a moving telescope due to the finite speed of light, a phenomenon known as the aberration of light. The aberration of light (also referred to as astronomical aberration or stellar …   Wikipedia

  • Bradley, James — ▪ English astronomer born March 1693, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, Eng. died July 13, 1762, Chalford, Gloucestershire  English astronomer who in 1728 announced his discovery of the aberration of starlight, an apparent slight change in the… …   Universalium

  • 1729 in science — The year 1729 in science and technology involved some significant events.Astronomy* English optician Chester Moor Hall (1703 1771) develops an achromatic lens (or achromat) commonly used as the objective of small refractor telescopes. * January 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of electromagnetism and classical optics — Timeline of electromagnetism and classical optics* 130 mdash; Claudius Ptolemy tabulates angles of refraction for several media * 1021 mdash; Ibn al Haytham (Alhazen) writes the Book of Optics , studying lenses, the psychology of vision, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of solar system astronomy — Timeline of solar system astronomyAntiquity* 2137 BC, October 22 Chinese astronomers record a solar eclipse *ca. 2000 BC Chinese determine that Jupiter needs 12 years to complete one revolution of its orbit. * 2nd millennium BC earliest possible… …   Wikipedia

  • Gilbert Sorrentino — (April 27 1929 ndash; May 18 2006) was an American novelist, short story writer, poet, literary critic, and editor. In over twenty five works of fiction and poetry, Sorrentino explored the comic and formal possibilities of language and literature …   Wikipedia

  • Gilbert Sorrentino — (* 27. April 1929 in Brooklyn, New York City; † 18. Mai 2006 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Im Jahre 1956 gründete Sorrentino mit seinen Freunden vom Brooklyn College, inklusive seines Jugendfreunds Hubert Selby Jr.,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Molyneux, Samuel — ▪ British astronomer born July 18, 1689, Chester, Cheshire, Eng. died April 13, 1728, Kew, Surrey       British astronomer and politician.       Molyneux received his B.A. (1708) and M.A. (1710) from Trinity College, Dublin. He was elected to the …   Universalium

  • Sorrentino —   [sɔrən tiːnəʊ], Gilbert, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * New York 27. 4. 1929; seit 1982 Professor für Englisch an der Stanford University (Calif.). Mit seinen Romanen gehört Sorrentino zu den postmodernen Schriftstellern, die durch Parodie,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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