The secular cooling that must someday overtake our planet has already gone far indeed with our neighbour.
I am inclined to think that this blaze may have been the casting of the huge gun, in the vast pit sunk into their planet, from which their shots were fired at us.
Similarly he would have observed these planets throw off one or more rings each, which became the origin of the secondary bodies which we call satellites.
By the absence of refraction in the rays of the planets occulted by her we conclude that she is absolutely devoid of an atmosphere.
I have learned the secret, nephew, and I may traverse the trackless void at my will, coming and going between the countless planets
as I list; but my heart is always in Barsoom, and while it is there in the keeping of my Martian Princess, I doubt that I shall ever again leave the dying world that is my life.
Why, every school boy on Barsoom knows the geography, and much concerning the fauna and flora, as well as the history of your planet fully as well as of his own.
She then explained in general the instruments her people had used and been perfecting for ages, which permit them to throw upon a screen a perfect image of what is transpiring upon any planet and upon many of the stars.
The moon being the heavenly body much the nearest to us, of course we see farther into its secrets than into those of any other planet.
If this planet has any atmosphere at all, it is one of no great density, and its orbit being without our own, we can easily trace on its surface the outlines of seas and continents.
Suppose a cord fastened to the house, from below, and pulled down by some one on the planet
Her black hull, double conning-tower, and ever-ready slings represent all that remains to the planet
of that odd old word authority.
Harold, messenger to the Planet
Insurance Company and one of the most assiduous money-borrowers in London, had listened to the office gossip about the legacy as if to the strains of some grand, sweet anthem.