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Aitken. Disc. by Mayer, 1756. A test-object. V 081717 Var. 7. Per. 4d. 5-11. Sep. 4. :Y167 082612 Cl. 2, Per. 360d, class. "The mind that comprehends the mechanism of the heavens ha! "-Cicero. IX CRAHT~)-C CULM1NATION 9 P M • MAR 15 'III 55 50 45 4035 30 25 20 15 10 5 1l • r 9 87- - 6_ * 54 - 3 2 10 -9 -6 7 -5 -5 . E 12 5 I-Y .... R -3 -21 *5 - O·1. _0· -1 1 ,. -T I 8; r 9 -1 O· -12 1· 10· -J -,4 2J45- . -6 6- -7 ;"- -8 8- -9 9_ ..... 20· -2o· -1 -2 -J -4 12. 1- -, 4- ,- -6 67- -7 ·8 -9 89- -3 o· -J2 -4 -, -67 -8 555045403530:'520 1510 5 HYDRA: Chart 9-C The limited pentagonal area comprised in he Chart is qUIte the most compellmg section of the myth~cal monster which drags its dull length from this point ~uth and eastward nearly a third of the distance around the celestial sphere.

Our glorious Sun is only a dwarf; but practicalll all tbe naked-eye fixed stars are giants. The diameters 0 the large8t giants are hundreds of times as great as those of the dwarf_. and their volumes are accordingly millions of times as great. If the densities were the same, the giants would be millions of times as massive as the dwarfs, but this is far from being true. Indeed, there is evidence that the giants are only two to ten times as massive as the Sun. Ienlity would go down to the fraction: ten divided by one IDUh on.

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