Report Upon the Determination of the Astronomical Co-ordinates of the Primary Stations at Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, and Colorado Springs, Colorado Territory, Made During the Years 1872 and 1873: Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, First Lieut. George M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, in Charge. Dr. F. Kampf and J. H. Clark, Civilian Astronomical Assistants
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1874 - Astronomical observatories - 82 pages
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61 Cygni 9 Draconis Adopted Aquarii Aquilæ astronomical August azimuth Capricorni Cephei Changed charge Cheyenne chron chronograph chronom chronometer circuit Clamp clear Cloudy Colo Colorado Springs Colorado Springs chronometer COLORADO TERRITORY connection Corrections Cygni Date Description Determination difference Draconis Engineers eter exchange final result Groom heavy Herculis hour July 30 late Latitude LATITUDE-OBSERVATIONS-Continued Level longitude Lyræ Mean Mean at 24h Mean for 17h Meridian Micrometer star minutes Name of Star nights Normal Equations observations Observations for Latitude.-Station October October 18 Ophiuchi pair Pegasi Piscium places probable error rain reading received record REDUCTION Remarks Sagittarii Salt Lake chron SALT LAKE CITY SALT LAKE OBSERVATORY shows Springs chron station SURVEYS TABLES OF TIME-REDUCTIONS TIME-REDUCTIONS AT RECEIVING-STATION-Continued UNIFORM TABLES United Ursa UTAH TERRITORY values Washington Western wind wires Wyoming Territory
Page 53 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 5 - Printing-Office, and that fifteen hundred copies be furnished on requisition from this Office. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, AA HUMPHREYS, Brigadier-Oeneral and Chief of Engineers.
Page 12 - Another was exposed from 7 AM to 7 PM, and from 7 PM to 7 AM, also twelve hours.
Page 5 - I have respectfully to recommend that it be printed at the Government Printing-Office, and that...