Astronomical and Geographical Essays: Containing a Full and Comprehensive View, on a New Plan, of the General Principles of Astronomy, the Use of the Celestial and Terrestrial Globes ... the Description and Use of the Most Improved Planetarium, Tellurian, and Lunarium, and Also an Introduction to Practical Astronomy

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Printed for, and sold by W. & S. Jones, 1812 - 518 páginas

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To trace the Circles of the Sphere in the Heavens
341
To find the Circle of perpetual Apparition
346
the Suns Altitude at a given Hour
347
when the Sun is due east in a given Latitude
349
the Rising Setting Culminating c of a Star
350
the liour of the Day the Altitude and Azimuth of a Star being given
351
the Altitude and Azimuth of a Star c
352
the Azimutb c at any Hour of the Night
353
the Hour the Latitude and Azimuth given
354
the Hour by Data from two Stars
355
the Hour by Data from two Stars
356
the Latitude by Data from two Stars ibid 33 The Latitude by other Data from two stars
357
when a Star rises or sets cosmically
358
when a Star will rise heliacally
361
when a Star will set heliacally
362
Of the Correspondence between the Celestial and Terrestrial Spheres
363
To find the Place of a Planet c 366 1
367
the right Ascension c of a Planet
368
the Moons Place
374
the Moons Declination
375
To illustrate the Harvest Moon
376
To find the Azimuth of the Moon and thence High Water c
381
Of Comets
382
To rectify the Globe for the Place of Observation
384
To find the Latitude c of a Comet
385
To find the Time of a Comets Rising c ibid 50 To find the same at London
386
From two given Places to assign the Comets path
387
To estimate the Velocity of a Comet
388
To represent the general Phenomena of a Comet ibid A Description of the most improved Planetarium Tellurian and Lunarium
391
PROB PAGE
392
Description of the Tellurian
409
Description of the Lunarium
427
An Introduction to Practical Astronomy in which is intro
435
Table of the Ecliptic Motions of the Planets as given
517

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