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    THE FIGURE OF URANUS.—In a note communicated to the Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Prof. Millosevich collects the measures of Uranus which have been made by various observers, and adds the results of several series made by himself at the Observatory of the Collegio Romano. While the recent measures of Schiaparelli at Milan are in accordance with those of Mädler at Dorpat, as regards a very sensible ellipticity, most observers have failed to recognise, or at least have not referred to, any measurable quantity, amongst them Engelmann, Vogel, Lassell, Marth, and Kaiser. It is a point which might be expected to be readily settled if large telescopes were brought to bear upon it, and particularly if the double-image principle of measurement were employed.

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