Celestial Bodies

Some articles on celestial bodies, celestial, bodies:

Moon (disambiguation) - Celestial Bodies
... A natural satellite of a planet or other celestial body Moon (astrology) Month, the period between successive occurrences of a particular lunar phase ...
Astronomical Chronology - Dating Artifacts
... most readily be dated by astronomical techniques are depictions of the positions of the celestial bodies at a particular time ... Since the motions of the celestial bodies are all at different periods, it takes many centuries for all the planets plus the Sun and the Moon, to reach ... a single sign) the positions of these seven bodies will only return to the same configuration once in about 3700 years ...
Theory Of Impetus - Buridanist Impetus
... but also circular in nature, causing objects (such as celestial bodies) to move in a circle ... Plato's souls are in the Bible, so he applied impetus theory to the eternal rotation of the celestial spheres by extension of a terrestrial example of its ... He wrote on the celestial impetus of the spheres as follows "God, when He created the world, moved each of the celestial orbs as He pleased, and in moving ...
Chinese Astronomy - Lunar and Solar Eclipses
... used the models of lunar eclipse and solar eclipse in order to prove that the celestial bodies were round, not flat ... I replied that these celestial bodies were certainly like balls ... Thus we know that the celestial bodies are spherical ...

Famous quotes containing the words bodies and/or celestial:

    For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
    Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)

    It would be well, perhaps, if we were to spend more of our days and nights without any obstruction between us and the celestial bodies.... Birds do not sing in caves, nor do doves cherish their innocence in dovecots.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)