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Elements of Astronomy with Numerous Examples and Examination Papers - Page 173
by George W. Parker - 1902 - 233 pages
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Institutes of mathematical geography for the use of schools

Thomas Hogg - 1806
...round the earth. The former motion is equable and uniform ; the latter, unequal and irregular. 105. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon, between him and the earth ; and can only happen at new moon, and when she is in, or near, one of her nodes,...
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The Elements of Astronomy: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

Samuel Vince - Astronomy - 1811 - 297 pages
...shadow, and consequently it must happen when the moon is in opposition to the sun, or at the full moon. An eclipse of the Sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and sun, and therefore it must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 364 pages
...earth's shadow ; and consequently, it must happen at the full moon, or when it is opposite to the sun. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the ea--th and sun, and, of course, must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 670 pages
...moon, or when she is in opposition to the sun, as the shadow of the earth must lie opposite to the sun. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and sun, and therefore it must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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A Complete System of Astronomy, Volume 1

Samuel Vince - Astronomia - 1814
...shadow, and consequently it must happen when the moon is in opposition to the sun, or at the full moon. An eclipse of the Sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and sun, and therefore it must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1818 - 364 pages
...earth's shadow ; and consequently, it must happen at the/u// moon, or when it is opposite to the sun. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and sun, and, of course, must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - Hydrostatics - 1820 - 151 pages
...shadow, and consequently it must happen when the moon is in opposition to the sun, or at the full moon. An eclipse of the Sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and sun, and therefore it must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at the...
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An elementary treatise on astronomy

Robert Woodhouse - 1821
...43™, accordingly as four or five leap years happen in the interval of 223 lunations. CHAP. XXXVI. On Solar Eclipses. AN eclipse of the Sun, is caused by...the interposition of the Moon between the Sun and Earth ; in consequence thereof, the whole, or part of the Sun's light is prevented from falling on...
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A Treatise on Astronomy: Theoretical and Practical

Robert Woodhouse - Astronomy - 1821
...43"', accordingly as four or five leap years happen in the interval of 223 lunations. CHAP. XXXVI. On Solar Eclipses. AN eclipse of the Sun, is caused by...the interposition of the Moon between the Sun and Earth ; in consequence thereof, the whole, or part of the Sun's light is prevented from falling on...
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An introduction to geography and astronomy, by the use of the globes and ...

Edward Bruce (bookseller.) - 1821
...or when it is in opposition to the sun, as the shadow of the earth must lie opposite to the sun.— An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and the sun : and therefore it must happen when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, or at...
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