| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| Adam Walker - 1812
...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,... | |
| 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... | |
| Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1834
...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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| William Hughes - 1864 - 160 pages
...north, south, east, and west points of the horizon with respect to that place. 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,... | |
| Henry William Jeans - 1868
...the circle of decimation passing through the place of the body: thus ZPX is the hour angle of X. TJie **altitude of the pole above the horizon is equal to the latitude of the** spectator. This may be proved as follows: In fig. (p. 5), if P represents the pole, then NP is its... | |
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