Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 3

Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 3, November 03, 2018, mixed media “A law of nature and the finitude of human skill seemed united in inflexible opposition to any further improvement in telescopic science, as applicable to the known planets and satellites of the solar system. For unless the sun could be prevailedContinue reading “Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 3”

Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 2

Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 2, November 02, 2018, mixed media “To render our enthusiasm intelligible, we will state at once that by means of a telescope of vast dimensions and on entirely new principle, the younger Herschel at his observatory in the Southern Hemisphere, has already made the most extraordinary discoveries…”Continue reading “Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 2”

Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 1, November 01, 2018, mixed media

In this unusual addition to our journal, we have the happiness of making known to the British Publick [sic], and thence to the whole civilized world, recent discoveries in Astronomy which will build an imperishable monument to the age in which we live, and confer upon the present generation of the human race a proudContinue reading “Great Astronomical Discoveries, Correspondence from the Moon, Page 1, November 01, 2018, mixed media”