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First Observations in Astronomy: A Handbook for Schools and Colleges - Page 12
by Mary Emma Byrd - 1914 - 126 pages
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Two Parts. The First Containing, a ...

John Gummere - Astronomy - 1837 - 477 pages
...right angles. A straight line in the direction of gravity at any place is called a Vertical Line. 12. The Prime Vertical is that vertical circle which is at right angles to the meridian of any place. The prime vertical cuts the horizon in two points, called the East and West Points of...
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An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy: In Two Parts. The First Containing, a ...

John Gummere - Astronomy - 1842 - 471 pages
...The meridian ZRNH is a vertical circle, and ZSB, ZS B' and ZS"B" are arcs of vertical circles. 33. The Prime Vertical is that vertical circle which is at right angles to the meridian of a place. It cuts the horizon in two opposiie points, called the east and west points of the horizon....
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Uranography: or, a description of the heavens; designed for academies and ...

Ezra Otis Kendall - Astronomy - 1845 - 365 pages
...Vertical Circle is a great circle passing through the zenith and nadir, perpendicular to the horizon. The Prime Vertical is that vertical circle which is at right angles to the meridian of the place, and cuts the horizon in the east and west points. The Ecliptic is the path through which...
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A Manual of the Examination of Masters and Mates as Instituted by the ...

William C. Seaton - Merchant mariners - 1875 - 272 pages
...circles passing through the Zenith. They are consequently perpendicular to the hori/on. . Def. 36. Prime Vertical is that vertical circle which is at right angles to the Celestial Meridian. Thrrefort; ;iny object upon the Prime Vertical must bear due East or W.'.-it. Def....
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