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Nicolas Camille Flammarion FRAS (1842–1925) was a French author and astronomer. A prolific writer, he produced over fifty books including science fiction novels, works on astronomy, and works on physical research. This volume contains a collection of vintage articles written by Flammarion on the subject of astronomy, originally appearing in various publications including "Les Distances des Toiles in La Nature", "La Natur", and "Popular Science Monthly". A fantastic collection of classic articles that will appeal to those with a keen interest in the history of astronomy. Contents include: "Mars, by the Latest Observations", "Past and Future of a Constellation", "Distances of the Stars", "How the Earth was Regarded in Old Times", "The System of Sirius, and Solar Systems Different from Ours", and "The Intra-Mercurial Planets". Other titles by this author include: "The Plurality of Inhabited Worlds" (1862), "Real and Imaginary Worlds" (1865), and "God in Nature" (1866). Vintage Astronomy Classics is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic articles for the enjoyment of a new generation of astronomy lovers.