The Height or Distance of the Fixed Stars from Our Earth, According to the Followers of Ptolemy and Aristotle

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


Essentially all astronomers have held that the fixed stars, wheresoever they may be in the sky, are encompassed in one sphere and have a common center with that of the world, namely the earth.


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

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