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  • The discovery of the aberration of light in 1725, due to James Bradley, is one of the most important in the whole domain of astronomy.
  • The aberration is here unsymmetrical, the wave being in advance of its proper place in one half of the aperture, but behind in the other half.
  • It has been in the past a source of much perplexity to observers of transits, but is now understood to be a result of irradiation, produced by the atmosphere or by the aberration of the telescope.
  • The chromatic aberration of the object-glass of one of these telescopes is corrected for photographic rays, and the image formed by it is received on a highly sensitive photographic plate.
  • Since then, two elaborate series of observations made with the zenith telescope for the purpose of determining the variation of latitude and the constant of aberration have been carried on by Professor C. L.
 

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