Image ID: SIL-SIL28-090-17
Cite this: Verne, Jules. 1874. From the Earth to the Moon : direct in ninety-seven hours and twenty minutes, and a trip round it.,New York, Scribner, Armstrong.
Supplied Caption: Verne appreciates that objects thrown out of the capsule will travel immutably in the same orbit and with the same speed as the projectile and thus remain near.
Original Caption: Around the projectile were the objects which had been thrown out.