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Plane astronomy - Page 35
by Alexander Ronald Grant - 1850

An Introduction to the True Astronomy: Or, Astronomical Lectures Read in the ...

John Keill - Astronomy - 1739 - 396 pages
...Circle for Three of the plate xvI. Clock, <&c. Fig. 4. IN any Place of the terraqueous Globe, the Height of the Pole above the Horizon is equal to the Latitude of the Place. Lt the Circle H ZQ, be the Meridian, HO the Horizon, ./ECQ_the ./Equator, Z the Zenith, and P the Pole...

The Rudiments of Navigation: Demonstrated and Illustrated in a Plain and ...

Mungo Murray - Navigation - 1760 - 140 pages
...difference of latitude 30 degrees foutherly, the latitude come to would be io degrees fouth. 6. The height of the pole above the horizon is. equal to the latitude of the place, for it is evidently equal to the diftance of the equator from the zenith. Though the earth is a fphere,...

An easy introduction to geography and the use of the globes

...upon £. S. £. point of the compass, what is its latitude ? GEOGRAPHICAL AXIOMS. 1st, THE elevation of the pole above the horizon, is equal to the latitude of the place. Sd, The elevation of the equator above the horizon, is equal to the compliment of the latitude. 4th,...

A Complete System of Astronomy, Volume 1

Samuel Vince - Astronomy - 1814
...any other circles, at any given time, and to find the time from their position. 84. The altitude PR of the pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the place. For the arc ZE is (16) the measure of the latitude, but PE — ZR, each being - 90°, take away ZP...

Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 3

...quantities Ae and pr will be equal ; and as A e is the latitude of A, it follows that (pr) or the height of the. pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the place. Again, Ap is the distance of the pole from A : and as Ae is the latitude of A, and/)e is 90°, Ap is...

The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...quantities A e. and pr will be equal; and as Ae is the latitude of A, it follows that (pr) or the height of the pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the place. Again, A p is the distance of the pole from A: and as Ae is the latitude of A, and p л is 9(P, Ap...

Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volume 3

Science
...quantities A e and pr will be equal ; and as Ae is the latitude of A, it follows that (pr) or the height of the pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the place. Again, Ap is the distance of the pole from A : and as Ae is the latitude of A, andp e is 90°, Ap is...

Principles of mathematical geography

William Hughes - Cartography - 1852 - 167 pages
...south, east, and west points of the horizon with respect to that place (Art. 17). Since the elevation of the pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the place (Art. 38), set off from N towards E the arc N p'=51£° (the latitude of London), and a similar arc,...