Dead Point

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"If I recollect, they were actually fired to give the car a fillip when it reached the dead-point on its way back to the earth." A Trip to Venus

The charge of gun-cotton was calculated to give the projectile a velocity sufficient to carry it past the 'dead-point,' where the gravity of the earth upon it was just balanced by that of the moon, and enable it to fall towards the moon for the rest of the way. A Trip to Venus

The car had reached the 'dead-point' where the attractive powers of the sun and planet over it just balanced each other; but as that of the planet grew feebler the balance turned, and the car was drawn with ever accelerating velocity towards the sun. " A Trip to Venus

"We have reached the 'dead-point,' where the attraction of Mercury on the car is balanced by the attraction of the sun. A Trip to Venus

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