| Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler - Astronomy - 1826 - 230 pages
...the earth, it never passes beneath the horizon of the place in the course of this rotation. Thence **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place.** § 173. We have already seen how the difference of Longitude of two places on earth is determined,... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...at any station, and from their known polar distances, we conclude the height of the pole ; and since **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** (art. 95.), the same observations give the latitudes of any stations where we may establish the requisite... | |
| sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...at any station, and from their known polar distances, we conclude the height of the pole ; and since **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** (art. 95.), the same observations give the latitudes of any stations where we may establish the requisite... | |
| William Augustus Norton - Astronomy - 1839 - 373 pages
...place, its altitude will be the arithmetical mean, or the half sum of the altitudes of these points, and **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** (Art. 28.) 60. When the right ascension and declination of a heavenly body have been obtained from... | |
| Roswell Park - Best books - 1841 - 587 pages
...pole, both when above and below it, and bisecting the difference, after correcting it for refraction. **The altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** ; and the longitude may be found by means of a chronometer; which is a very accurate timepiece; or... | |
| Mary Milner - 1844
...North latitudes, the North Pole is elevated and in South latitudes, the South Pole is elevated. Since **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place,** we can find what the latitude of the place is, provided we can observe the meridian altitude of the... | |
| Roswell Park - Best books - 1847 - 580 pages
...pole, both when above and below it, and bisecting the difference, after correcting it for refraction. **The altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** ; and the longitude may be found by means of a chronometer; which is a very accurate timepiece; or... | |
| Great Britain. Committee on Education - School buildings - 1847
...moon. 3. The stationary and retrograde motions of the planets. SECTION II. 1. Show that the elevation **of the Pole is equal to the latitude of the" place of observation.** 2. On the 3rd May, 1842, when the sun's declination was 15° 39', the true meridian alt. of the sun's... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...at any station, and from their known polar distances, we conclude the height of the pole ; and since **the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of the place** (art. 119), the same observations give the latitudes of any stations where we may establish the requisite... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Trigonometry - 1851 - 372 pages
...transit, or transit sub polo of a circumpolar star is to be taken, it may be convenient to remember **that the altitude of the pole is equal to the latitude of** tho place.* The instrument being set to the proper altitude, so that when the star crosses the meridian... | |
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