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  • With the object of testing the capabilities of the method, he took for his first essay the well-known star 61 Cygni, and his results agreed so well with those previously attained that he undertook the systematic measurement of the parallaxes of second-magnitude stars, and published the outcome in the third and fourth volumes of the Publications of the Oxford University Observatory.
  • Although some lurking errors impaired the authority of the concluded parallaxes this work ranks as a valuable contribution to astronomy, since it showed the possibility of employing photography in such delicate investigations.
  • Brinkley's imaginary star-parallaxes (Phil.
  • For stellar parallaxes see Star; the solar parallax is discussed below.
  • Cassini's new method of parallaxes was inserted in the Ada Eruditorum of Leipzig in 1685.

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