Philosophy 167: Class 3 - Part 12 - Astronomia Nova, Part 4: the Diametral Distance Rule, and Settling on the Ellipse.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-

2014-09-16

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  • Synopsis: Shows how Kepler derived the elliptical shape of orbits.

    Opening line: "Okay, then he notices something that really strikes him and I'll just read it. The breadth of the lunule of Chapter 46 above."

    Duration: 11:49 minutes.

    Segment: Class 3, Part 12.
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