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Paper: Ole Roemer and the Light-Time Effect
Volume: 335, The Light-Time Effect in Astrophysics: Causes and Cures of the O - C diagram
Page: 181
Authors: Sterken, C.
Abstract: We discuss the observational background of Roemer's remarkable hypothesis that the velocity of light is finite. The outcome of the joint efforts of a highly-skilled instrumentalist and a team of surveyors driven to produce accurate maps and technically supported by the revolutionary advancements in horology, illustrates the synergy between the accuracy of the O and the C terms in the O – C concept which led to one of the most fundamental discoveries of the Renaissance.
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