Sentence Examples


  • Ordinary meteors, in the region of the earth's orbit, appear to be separated by intervals of about 250 m.
  • Encke, the astronomer who first investigated its orbit and showed its periodicity.
  • We must conceive a time when the sun was swollen to such an extent that it filled up the entire space girdled by the orbit of Mercury.
  • Another element is the time of revolution of the body in its orbit, called its period.
  • This, and the inclination of the orbit being given, we have all the geometrical data necessary to compute the coordinates of the planet itself.