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A Treatise on Nautical Astronomy for the Use of Students - Page 34
by John Merrifield - 1886 - 360 pages
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1822
...common reckoning, we say it occurs on the 20th day, at 11 minutes past 7 in the morning. An astronomical day is the interval between two successive transits of the Sun's centre over the same meridian, and is divided into twenty-four hours, reckoned from one to iwenty-four, without...
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A Hand-book: Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton - Industries - 1825 - 451 pages
...DAY LILY. In Botany, Hemerocallis, or the beauty of a day. DAY, APPARENT. In Astronomy, W apparent day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun's centre over the same meridian, which interval is subject te continual variations, owing to the excentricity...
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Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the ...

Edward Charles Frome, Sir Charles Warren - Mathematical geography - 1840 - 200 pages
...divisions of time for civil and astronomical purposes are the apparent solar, mean solar, and sidereal day. The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun over the same meridian; and from the path of the sun lying in the ecliptic inclined at an angle...
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The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy

John Hymers - 1840
...clock being sufficiently perfect to go during so long a period without frequent re-adjusting. 189. A Solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the Sun's center over the same meridian, and begins at noon. This is sometimes called the true day, and sometimes...
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 755 pages
...flukes of the anchor to the bow, which is called fishing the anchor. DAY. In astronomy t an apparent day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun's centre over the same meridian, which interval is subject to continual variations, owing to the eccentricity...
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Outline of the method of conducting a trigonometrical survey, for the ...

Edward Charles Frome - Cartography - 1850 - 253 pages
...divisions of time for civil and astronomical purposes are the apparent solar, mean solar, and sidereal day. The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun over the same meridian ; and from the path of the sun lying in the ecliptic inclined at an angle...
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Navigation and nautical astronomy: the practical part, containing rules for ...

H. W. Jeans - Transportation - 1853 - 279 pages
...first point of Aries over the same meridian. It begins when that point of Aries is on the meridian. The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun's centre over the same meridian. It begins when that point is on the meridian. * According to Bessel the formula...
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Navigation and nautical astronomy

Henry William Jeans - 1858
...first point of Aries over the same meridian. It begins when that point of Aries is on the meridian. The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun's centre over the same meridian. It begins when that point is on the meridian. * According to Bessel the formula...
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Navigation and nautical astronomy

Henry William Jeans - 1868
...point of Aries over the same meridian. It begins when the first point of Aries is on the meridian. The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian. It begins when that point is on the meridian. 42. The length of an apparent...
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A guide book to the Local marine board examination. The ordinary examination ...

Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1869
...taken from 90', is tho polar distance. EXAMPLES. LAT. DECLI N N 8 N S 8 TO FIND THE EQUATION OF TIME. APPARENT SOLAR DAY, is the interval between two successive transits of the actual sun's centre over the same meridian ; it begins when that point is on the meridian. The apparent...
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