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  • (1773), p. 190) also gives results of measurements by Gascoigne of the diameters of the moon, Jupiter, Mars and Venus with his micrometer.
  • 3 If the day is divided into twenty-four hours and the planets preside in turn over each hour of the week in the order of their periodic times (Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Sun, Venus, Mercury, Moon), we get the order of days of the week with which we are familiar.
  • Mars, again, as third from the Moon, will preside over Tuesday (Dies Martis, Mardi), and so forth.
  • To determine the solar parallax by observations of Mars in 1877.
  • After the affair of the Champ de Mars (July 17th, 1791) a warrant was issued for his arrest, and he went into hiding.

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