| Charles Bossut - 1803 - 540 sider
...create a mechanism in some respects new. The object was, to assign the physical cause, that produces **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the Earth's axis,** according to the newtonian system, Observations had taught, that the axis of the Earth has a circular... | |
| Tobias George Smollett - 1803
...considered, whenever very nice calculations of their relative places are examined into. Article V treats on **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the earth's axis.** These are two effects, which arise from the inclination of the terrestrial axis to the plane of the... | |
| William Nicholson - 1805
...the fame principles to be TsVr of Jupiter's whole gravity. CHAP. IV. OF THE FIGURES OF THE PLANETS; **THE PRECESSION OF THE EQUINOXES, AND THE NUTATION OF THE EARTH'S AXIS.** o A MASS of fluid matter will, by its gravity, form itfelf into a fphere. For if the whole mafs be... | |
| Charles Hutton, Royal Society (Great Britain), Richard Pearson - 1809
...the Phil. Trans,., VOL. XI. D the worth of any performance of that kind. The first essay is a Theory **of the Precession of the Equinoxes, and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis** ; which, as is indebted to you for the discovery of the cause on which it is founded, as it also for... | |
| 1811
...same equations as the perturbations of the motion of 'a point attracted toward a fixed centre ; thus **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the earth's axis,** will be expressed by the samefonrru1s, as give the variations of the elh/tical elements of the planets."... | |
| William Nicholson - 1811
...same ' equations as the perturbations of the motion of a point attracted toward a fixed centre. Thus **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the Earth's axis,** will be expressed by the same formula*, as give the variations of the elliptical elements of the planets.... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1812
...observations differ but little from — , which the 304 computation from the phenomena of the precesbion **of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis,...gives for the maximum limit of the compression. 2 From** 2. From the various results of careful admeasurements it happens, as Gen. Roy has remarked, " that... | |
| Samuel Vince - 1814
...Observations. . Ou the Precession and Nutation arising from the Action of tlie Moon. i • 1O27. The inequality **of the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the earth's axis,** arising from the attraction of the moon in different situations of its nodes, was discovered by Dr.... | |
| Olinthus Gregory - 1815 - 101 sider
...well known modification of Newton's theorem, derived from the diminution: of gravity, gives ^4-?-. **The phenomena of the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's** axes give •j-^-pfor the maximum limit. A lunar inequality in longitude depending upon the earth's... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1816
...— : but far the greater number of observations differ but little from — , which the computation **from the phenomena of the precession of the equinoxes...axis, gives for the maximum limit of the compression.** 3- From 2. From the various results of careful admeasurements it happens, as Gen. Roy has remarked,... | |
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