Sentence Examples


  • The odds against the coincidence were astronomical, until I considered the facts.
  • He wrote An Astronomical Description of the late Comet (1619); Canicularia (1648); and translated Proclus' De Sphaera, and Ptolemy's De Planetarum Hypothesibus (1620).
  • Gregory was one of the founders of the Royal Astronomical Society.
  • Mr Charles Green was commissioned to conduct the astronomical observations, and Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander were appointed botanists to the expedition.
  • He also compiled astronomical tables and a treatise on the quadrant.