The Ceres and Pallas Letters of 1802

  • Clifford Cunningham


First portion of an April 8, 1802, letter from Zach to Oriani, in which he triumphantly announces that “Pallas is certainly a primary planet; it revolves around the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Ceres… What new creation!”


Celestial Body Satellite Satellite Equatorial Sector Zenith Distance True Orbit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clifford Cunningham
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  1. 1.Ft. LauderdaleUSA

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