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" of the Earth is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 66 "
Plane astronomy - Page 11
by Alexander Ronald Grant - 1850
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A key to the knowledge of nature; or An exposition of the mechanical ...

Robert Taylor (incumbent of Hartlepool.) - 1825
...49sec.; bnt, to the plane of her own orbit, at an angle of 83deg. 20min. 49sec.; or, the moon's equator is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of 6 deg. 39min. 11 sec. allowing the mean inclination of the two orbits an angle of 5 deg. 9min. As the...
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Things new and old in religion, science, and literature

Thing - 1857
...the other. While the annual motion carries it in its orbit round the sun, the axis of rotation, which is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 66<j, is at every point of the orbit parallel to itself. To the inclination and parallelism of the...
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The Cambridge Course of Elementary Physics: Astronomy. Part third, Part 3

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Astronomy - 1868 - 308 pages
...plane of the planet's orbit. This he estimated at about 20, which would make the equator of Mercury inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 70. It will be seen that this inclination is about three times as great as that of the earth's equator...
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School Atlas of Astronomy: Comprising, in Twenty-one Plates, a Complete ...

Keith Johnston - Astronomy - 1869 - 70 pages
...motion. While the earth travels round the sun, its axis remains constantly parallel to itself, being inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 23 27'. The position of the earth on the 2 ist of March is represented in the lower part of the figure....
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A course of practical astronomy for surveyors with the elements of geodesy

John Ryder Oliver - Geodesy - 1883 - 185 pages
...365^ days. It also revolves on its own axis in about a day. This axis remains parallel to itself and is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 23 27'.- Hence the phenomena of the seasons, and of the varying positions of the sun from day to...
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Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd ..., Volume 4

Moffatt and Paige - 1883
...being shorter and his circumference greater than that of any other planet. The equator of the planet is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of only a little more than 3 degrees. From these data we learn that the night and day of Jupiter are each...
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International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for ..., Volume 36

Technology - 1903
...The earth, in its travel around the sun, keeps its axis always nearly parallel to itself. The axis is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of 23 27'. The position of the earth on the twenty-first of March, which also corresponds to the time...
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Text-book on Practical Astronomy

George Leonard Hosmer - Astronomy, Practical - 1910 - 205 pages
...aa', bb', cc' represent the distances passed over in the same number of days.* The axis of rotation of the earth is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 66^, that is, the plane of the earth's equator is inclined at an angle of about 23% to the plane of the...
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New York Teachers' Monographs, Volume 8

Sidney Marsden Fuerst - Education - 1906
...of the orbit. The center of the sun lies in the plane of the orbit. The axis of the earth's rotation is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of 23j/ degrees. Effect of Earth's Form. Show by a diagram that the amount of heat and light received...
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Text-book on Practical Astronomy

George Leonard Hosmer - Spherical astronomy - 1917 - 205 pages
...aa', bb', cc' represent the distances passed over in the same number of days.* The axis of rotation of the earth is inclined to the plane of the orbit at an angle of about 665, that is, the plane of the earth's equator is inclined at an angle of about 23^ to the plane...
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