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heavenly body

[′hev·ən·lē ′bäd·ē]
(astronomy)
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Still it is thought, though it is not certain, that we occasionally see the actual surface of this orb, an advantage we do not possess as respects any other of the heavenly bodies, with the exception of the moon and Mars.
Ghak didn't know what Perry meant by heavenly bodies or a compass, but he assured us that you might blindfold any man of Pellucidar and carry him to the farthermost corner of the world, yet he would be able to come directly to his own home again by the shortest route.
Odd herbs and unspeakable things when properly compounded under a favorable aspect of the heavenly bodies are potent to achieve miraculous cures, and few are the Chinamen who do not brew some special concoction of their own devising for the lesser ills which beset mankind.
The earth and the heavenly bodies, physics, and chemistry, we sensually treat, as if they were self-existent; but these are the retinue of that Being we have.
The modes and sources of this kind of error are well typified in the contemplation of the heavenly bodies.
e pair of heavenly bodies Presenting these shows are Professor Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain, both nerdy enough to be knowledgeable and fun enough to make it interesting.
Stargazing Live BBC2, 8pm Heavenly bodies Brian Cox and Dara O Briain return to Jodrell Bank Observatory to talk us through a solar eclipse.
It considers what this process reveals about heavenly bodies both within and outside the solar system, it develops and provides astronomical techniques and discoveries with the relative lay reader in mind, and Infrared Astronomy--Seeing the Heat from William Herschel to the Herschel Space Observatory pairs history with scientific advancements to provide a fine reference for any who would understand the latest findings on infrared.
It considers what this process reveals about heavenly bodies both within and outside the solar system, it develops and provides astronomical techniques and discoveries with the relative lay reader in mind, and Infrared Astronomy-Seeing the Heat from William Herschel to the Herschel Space Observatory pairs history with scientific advancements to provide a fine reference for any who would understand the latest findings on infrared.
Just satellite images of heavenly bodies floating apparently aimlessly in their respective orbits.
At a time when the belief dominated that the earth is still and all other heavenly bodies revolve around it, the Quran clarified that all the heavenly bodies are running their due course," including the sun, which itself is going around in orbit.
A new initiative at the Kloofendal Nature Reserve brings heavenly bodies down to Earth with a to-scale model of our solar system.