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A consideration first adverted to by Olbers proves these to originate in our own atmosphere.
The velocity on reaching our planet, according to Olbers, would be about six and a half miles.Meteoric astronomy:|Daniel Kirkwood
Nevertheless the hypothesis of Olbers has not held its ground.
On March 28th, 1802, Olbers discovered a new seventh magnitude star, which turned out to be a planet resembling Ceres.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
Certain calculations made by Olbers showed that, at its return in 1832, it would pass through the earth's orbit.Astronomy of To-day|Cecil G. Dolmage