Wendelin Procedure 1

Wendelin Procedure 1

A. G. Gomez
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In 1626, Wendelin measured the Sun's distance with an unprecedented accuracy. Following Kepler's advice, he used a telescope to improve upon Aristarchos' half moon method. This file illustrates how he might have proceeded. #34656 #Aristarchos #Aristarchus #distance #Loxias #moon #sun #telescope #Wendelin
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