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Navigation and nautical astronomy: the practical part, containing rules for ... - Page 59
by H. W. Jeans - 1853 - 279 pages
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An introduction to geography and astronomy, by the use of the globes and ...

Edward Bruce (bookseller.), John Bruce - 1821
...stars, in a right sphere. The right ascension of the sun, or of a star, is an arc of the equinoctial intercepted between the first point of aries and the circle of declination that passes through the sun or star. It may be reckoned either in degrees or in hours. 14s OUique ascension...
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Plane and Spherical Trigonometry ...

Henry W. Jeans - Trigonometry - 1842
...place and the celestial equator : the right ascension of a heavenly body is the arc of the celestial equator intercepted between the first point of Aries...circle of declination passing through the place of the body in the celestial concave. Or it is the angle at the pole of the heavens between the circles of...
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Navigation and nautical astronomy

Henry William Jeans - 1858
...between that place and the celestial equator: thus let x be the place of a heavenly body, then x в is its declination. The right ascension of a heavenly...Aries, eastward, from 0 to 360 ; thus the arc .v в is the right ascension of the heavenly body x. In hke manner, if a circle of latitude be drawn...
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A manual for the use of candidates requiring a certificate of competency as ...

Edward J. Henessey - 1859
...object is the angle at the pole or arc of the equator, contained between the circle passing through the first point of Aries and the circle of declination passing through the object. Q. What is apparent time ? A. Apparent time is the hour angle or meridian distance of the sun...
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Definitions in astronomy and navigation made easy

John Bradley Harbord - Astronomy - 1865 - 29 pages
...pole of the heavens. Oo-Otdinates. (1.) Right Ascension of a Heavenly Body: The arc of the equinoctial intercepted between the first point of Aries and the circle of declination passing through the body, reckoning eastward. (2.) Longitude of a Heavenly Body: The arc of the ecliptic intercepted between...
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Navigation and nautical astronomy

Henry William Jeans - 1868
...through its place in the celestial concave, intercepted between that place and the celestial equator. 29. The right ascension of a heavenly body is the arc...first point of Aries, eastward, from 0 to 360. 30. The. latitude of a heavenly body is the arc of a circle of latitude passing through its place in...
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Hand-book for the stars: containing rules for finding the names and ...

Henry William Jeans - 1868
...between the place and the equator. The right ascension of a heavenly body is the arc of the celestial equator intercepted between the first point of Aries...circle of declination passing through the place of the body in the celestial concave; or, it may be defined to be, the angle at the pole of the heavens between...
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Elementary treatise on nautical astronomy

Henry Evers - 1873
...and all the celestial bodies seem to pass over it once a day. 17. Right Ascension (RA) of an Object is the arc of the equator intercepted between the...point of Aries and the circle of declination passing over that object; or RA, for so right ascension is abbreviated, is the angle at the pole between two...
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Plane and spherical trigonometry. [With] Solutions of problems. [Followed by ...

Henry William Jeans - 1873
...place and the celestial equator ; the right ascension of a heavenly body is the arc of the celestial equator intercepted between the first point of Aries...circle of declination passing through the place of the body in the celestial concave. Or, it is the * If a line be drawn from C, the centre of the earth,...
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Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, Part 1

Henry W. Jeans - 1873
...equator ; the right ascension of a heavenly body is the arc of the celestial equator intercepted bet ween the first point of Aries and the circle of declination passing through the place of the body in the celestial concave. Or, it is the * If a line be drawn from C, the centre of the earth,...
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