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" S"Z and declination S"E, and it is north. We have here assumed the north to be the elevated pole, but if the south be the elevated pole, then we must write south for north, and north for south. Hence the following rule for all cases. Call the zenith distance... "
Elements of trigonometry, plane and spherical: adapted to the present state ... - Page 162
by Charles William Hackley - 1838 - 307 pages
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Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry: with its applications to the ...

John Radford Young - Nautical astronomy - 1833 - 264 pages
...now the object be at S", south of the equinoctial, and the zenith to the north of the ob- s'ii ject, then the latitude EZ is equal to the difference between...south at the time of observation. Observed alt. of Q's LL . 47 18' 0' Dip. of the horizon . . 4 17 App. alt. of Q's LL . 46 13 43. The longitude...
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Four Parts. Containing a Systematic ...

William Augustus Norton - Astronomy - 1839 - 373 pages
...distance and declination are of the same name their sum will be equal to the latitude ; but if they are of different names, their difference will be the latitude, of the same name with the greater. This method supposes the declination of the body to be known. The declination of...
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Two Parts. The First Containing, a ...

John Gummere - Astronomy - 1842 - 471 pages
...are of the same name, their sum will be the latitude, which will be of that name ; and when they are of different names, their difference will be the latitude of the same name with the greater quantity; observing however that when the body passes the meridian below the pole,...
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Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry: with it applications to the ...

Thomas Stephens Davis - Trigonometry - 1848 - 200 pages
...S'Z, and decimation S'E, and is still north. 3. Let now the object be at S", south of the equinoctial, and the zenith to the north of the object, then the...be the latitude, of the same name. as the greater. 1. If on the 3d of May, 1833, the meridian altitude of the sun's lower limb be 47 18', height of...
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Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry: with its applications to the ...

Thomas Stephens Davies - Geometry, Solid - 1848 - 148 pages
...the latitude EZ is equal to the difference between the zenith distance S"Z and declination S"E, 8 f and it is north. We have here assumed the north to...be the latitude, of the same name as the greater. 1. If on the 2d of May, 1833, the meridian altitude of the sun's lower limb be 47 18', height of...
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An epitome of navigation and nautical astronomy, with improved lunar tables ...

Mrs. Janet Taylor - Transportation - 1851
...whether it be north or south. Then, if the zenith distance and declination be of the same name their sum, but if of different names, their difference will be the latitude of the same name with the greater. When the horizon under the sun is obstructed by land, the dip is to be taken from...
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AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON ASTRONOMY; IN TWO PARTS

JOHN GUMMERE - 1854
...are of the same name, their sum will be the latitude, which will be of that name ; and when they are of different names, their difference will be the latitude of the same name with the greater quantity ; observing, however, that when the body passes the meridian below the pole,...
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Hand-book to the Local marine board examination

Janet Taylor - 1865
...distance will be south. Then if the declination and zenith distance are both of the same name their sum, but if of different names their difference will be the latitude, of the same name with the greater. 4. 1868. January 29th, in long, 80 30' E., the observed meridian altitude O 59...
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Navigation

James Pryde - Navigation - 1867 - 458 pages
...south, will be the latitude sought, and of the same name i but if the one be north and the other south, their difference will be the latitude, of the same name as the greater. 4. If the elevated pole and the observed object be on the same side of the zenith, subtract the declination...
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