Eltanin

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Eltanin

(el-tan -in) See Draco.
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He nevertheless convinced himself that he had observed the parallax of Gamma Draconis, though nobody took his claim seriously.
In the 1720s, Bradley installed his own, much-improved version of Hooke's vertical telescope in his aunt's house and, reclining underneath the eyepiece in the coal cellar, studied Gamma Draconis all over again.
In the wobble of Gamma Draconis, Bradley had gathered the first definitive proof, not of stellar parallax, but of the Earth's orbital movement around the Sun.