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The latest determination of the distance of the eun has been calculated from observations of the planet Eros. This is one of the minor planets, and its orbit is between that of the earth and Mars. The observations, as reduced by Mr. ' Arthur ; Hinky, ; give an. angular measurement-' of B,Bos econds of .parallax. This works out to 92,725,802 miles as the solar distance. This is f rather less ; than that given in most i:est-book£> and is held to jiSi'moro accurate. ~. .

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Page 10 Advertisements Column 1, New Zealand Herald, Volume XLVIII, Issue 14815, 19 October 1911

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Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 New Zealand Herald, Volume XLVIII, Issue 14815, 19 October 1911

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