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" Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. What instrument would you use, in making these determinations and why ? 3. Find the declination of a star whose meridian zenith distance in a place whose latitude is 50° 22' iŤ 70° 10 "
An Introduction to the Elements of Practical Astronomy - Page 33
by James R. Christie - 1853 - 118 pages
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A collection of elementary test questions in pure and mixed mathematics ...

James Robert Christie - Mathematics - 1866 - 404 pages
...circumpolar star were observed at a place in the southern hemisphere to be 10° 17' 54" and 72° 25' 18"; find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. 979. The true zenith distance of a Pegasi was observed at 19h 27m 50' Sidereal Time to be 80° 14'...
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Catalogue - Harvard University

Harvard University - 1876
...30° high at its lower transit, and bears S. ; and is 80° high at its upper transit, and bears N. Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. 5. Find the length of the day and of the night in latitude 40° N. ; in latitude 40° S. cos H = —...
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Examination Papers for Science Schools and Classes

Great Britain. Education Department. Department of Science and Art - 1886
...of Pollux when on the prime vertical and when setting, were respectively 4U 13m 58' and 8h 41m 54'. Find the latitude of the place, and the declination of the star. 44. Prove Ivory's metbod for obtaining the latitude from double altitudes, with Riddle's extension...
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Elements of Astronomy with Numerous Examples and Examination Papers

George W. Parker - Astronomy - 1902 - 233 pages
...culminations are found^ after correcting for refraction, &c., to be 76° 4' and 2° 52° S. respectively. Find the latitude of the place, and the declination of the star. NB— Apply formulas in Art. 38A, but 2° 52' being south is given a minus sign. Ans. 53° 24'; 50°...
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Calendar

University of Calcutta - 1906
...upper culminations are 6 respectively, after correcting for refraction, <Src., 67° 5' and 5° 36' S ; find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. 7. What are the collimntion and deviation errors of a transit instrn- 0 ment ? Show how they are mechanically...
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The Dublin University Calendar, Volume 1

Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) - 1911
...that the tangents of these angles are '37 and i~o~, and that the coefficient of refraction is 58"- 2, find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. 4. Show how to calculate the number of nights in the year during which twilight lasts all night at...
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The Elements of Astronomy

Devendra Náth Mallik - Astronomy - 1921 - 233 pages
...star at its upper and lower culminations are found to be 12° 7' 15" and 37° 16' 25" respectively. Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. What instrument would you use, in making these determinations and why ? 3. Find the declination of...
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The Harvard University Catalogue

Harvard University - 1876
...is 30° high at its lower transit, and bears S.; and is 80° high at its upper transit, and bears N. Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. 5. Find the length of the day and of the night in latitude 40° N. ; in latitude 40° S. cos H = —...
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Surveying

B. C. Punmia - Photogrammetry - 2005 - 274 pages
...a Aldebaran Altitude at lower culmination =18° 36 '40" Altitude at upper culmination =59° 48' 20" Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. Solution. (Fig. 1.58) ai + a2 18° 36° 40" + 59° 48' 20" The latitude 0 = — - — = = 39° 12'...
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Higher Surveying

A M Chandra - Surveying - 2005 - 408 pages
...20°24'40", respectively, at a place in north latitude. These values are corrected for refraction. Find the latitude of the place and the declination of the star. Solution: (Fig. 7.69) From Eq. (7. 148), we have Cti +CC2 — - 61°36'30" + 20°24'40" Latitude e...
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