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" It appears to be about one third of the way from the horizon to the zenith ; then its altitude is 30 degrees. "
Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy - Page 17
by Denison Olmsted - 1852 - 115 pages
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Rudiments of Natural Philosophy

Denison Olmsted - 1852
...and I shall trace out the prime vertical. From this, either on the eastern or the western side, if 1 carry my finger along the horizon, north and south,...small, and therefore I look again more attentively, leaking some allowance for this source of error, and judge the altitude of the star to be about 27...
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Astronomy for High Schools and Colleges

Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden - Astronomy - 1879 - 512 pages
...in the west and go toward the east, in the order of right ascension. Aries, the Ram, is in the west, about one third of the way from the horizon to the zenith. It may be recognized by three stars of the second, third, and fourth magnitudes, respectively, forming...
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Astronomy for High Schools and Colleges

Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden - Astronomy - 1881 - 512 pages
...in the west and go toward the east, in the order of right ascension. Aries, the Ram, is in the west, about one third of the way from the horizon to the zenith. It may be recognized by three stars of the second, third, and fourth magnitudes, respectively, forming...
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