LETTER: By Jupiter, there is no Planet X!

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From The Rev Martyn Hughes

Sir: These lines from Ptolemy (2nd century AD) came to light as I heard of the successful Jupiter drop:

Mortal though I be, yea ephemeral, if but a moment

I gaze up to the night's starry

domain of heaven,

Then no longer on earth I stand; I touch the Creator,

and my lively spirit drinketh

immortality.

Yours faithfully,

Martyn Hughes

Worthing

8 December

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