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An Introduction to the Elements of Practical Astronomy - Page 32
by James R. Christie - 1853 - 118 pages
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A Popular Exposition of the System of the Universe: With Plates and Tables

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,...
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Astronomy

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...
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Astronomy

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...
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Four Parts. Containing a Systematic ...

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...
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Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge; Proposing a ...

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...
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The Christian mother's magazine, ed. by mrs. Milner, Volume 1

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...
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Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge ; Proposing a ...

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...
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Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education, Volume 1

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...
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Outlines of Astronomy

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...
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A Treatise on Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With Its Application to ...

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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