The Distance of the Moon from the Center of the Earth

  • Otto Von Guericke
Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idées / International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 137)


The distance of the moon from the center of the earth is calculated from its height at mid-day, both its apparent and true height, and the radius of the earth.


Small Diameter Small Distance Great Distance True Position Distant Point 
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  • Otto Von Guericke

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