Wilkins, John, A discovery of a new world : or a discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another Habitable World in the Moon ; with a discourse concerning the Probability of a Passage thither; unto which is added, a discourse concerning a New Planet, tending to prove, that 'tis probable our earth is one of the Planets

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That the Moon may be a World.
Some there are who think, that theſe Co-
mets are nothing elſe, but Exhalations from
our Earth, carryed up into the higher parts of
the Heaven.
So Peno, Rothmannus & Galilæus.
But this is not poſſible, ſince by Computation
Tycho Pro-
gym. l. 1.
c. 9.
’tis found, that one of them is above 300 times
bigger than the wholeGlobe of Land &
water.
Others therefore have thought that they did
proceed from the Body of the Sun, and that
Planet only is Gometarum officina, unde tanquam

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