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Subject: How did Cassini establish the earth-sun distance?

Date: Sun Oct 31 19:19:56 1999
Posted by Peter Pearson
Grade level: grad (science) School: none
City: Livermore State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 941415596.As

The Mad Scientist archives have a good essay on measuring the
earth-sun distance, but the description of Cassini's technique
is too terse for me to fill in the gaps. How about some more

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