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  • For the relation of this inequality to the solar parallax see Moon.
  • Annual parallax is the angle between the direction in which a star appears from the earth and the direction in which it appears from the centre of the sun.
  • Maskelyne's first contribution to astronomical literature was "A Proposal for Discovering the Annual Parallax of Sirius," published in 1760 (Phil.
  • To obtain the true parallax, the mean parallax of the comparison stars must be added to this relative parallax.
  • From a fresh discussion of the transits of Venus in 1761 and 1769 he deduced (1822-1824) a solar parallax of 8" 57, long accepted as authoritative.
 

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