A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the Earth and Heavens ...: Preceded by an Extensive Selection of Astronomical, and Other Definitions; and Illustrated by a Great Variety of Problems, Questions for the Examination of the Student, Etc. Etc. Designed for the Instruction of Youth
S. Wood & sons, 1832 - 334 sider
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Aldebaran analemma angle Answer appear Arcturus astronomers atmosphere axis azimuth body Boötes brass meridian Bring the given Cape centre compass constellation diameter difference diurnal diurnal motion earth east eastward ecliptic Elevate the pole English miles Epact equal equator equinoctial find the sun's fixed stars force frigid zone full moon given place globe westward heavens hence high water horizon hour circle index has passed inhabitants Jupiter latitude length Libra London longest day longitude magnitude mean distance Mercury meridian altitude minutes month moon's morning motion night node north latitude north pole number of degrees o'clock oblique observed orbit planet PROBLEM quadrant of altitude rays reckoning right ascension rise and set round the sun satellites Saturn semi-diameter set the index situated solar south pole sun rises sun's altitude sun's declination sun's place surface tides turn the globe vapours Venus vertical zenith
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Side 62 - Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line except in so far as it is compelled by external forces to change that state.
Side i - A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; or, a Philosophical View of the Earth and Heavens: comprehending an Account of the Figure, Magnitude, and Motion of the Earth: with the Natural Changes of its Surface, caused by Floods, Earthquakes, &c.: together with the Principles of Meteorology and Astronomy: with the Theory of Tides, &c. Preceded by an extensive selection of Astronomical and other Definitions, Ac.
Side 173 - RULES TO KNOW WHEN THE MOVEABLE FEASTS AND HOLYDAYS BEGIN. EASTER DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the First Sunday after the Full Moon which happens upon, or next after the Twenty-first Day of March ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
Side 63 - To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.
Side 32 - The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre of the object when rising, or setting, and the east or west points of the horizon.
Side 231 - Problem 12 : ihen elevate the pole as many degrees above the horizon as are equal to the latitude of that place, and bring it to the brass meridian ; so will it then be the zenith or centre of the horizon.
Side 39 - ANTOECI are those who live in the same degree of longitude, and in equal degrees of latitude, but the one in north and the other in south latitude. They have noon at the same time, but contrary seasons of the year ; consequently, the length of the days to the one, is equal to the length of the nights to the other. Those who live at the equator can have no Antoeci.