The Catalogue of Stars of the British Association for the Advancement of Science;: Containing the Mean Right Ascensions and North Polar Distances of Eight Thousand Three Hundred and Seventy-seven Fixed Stars, Reduced to January 1, 1850: Together with Their Annual Precessions, Secular Variations and Proper Motions, as Well as the Logarithmic Constants for Computing Precession, Aberration and Nutation. With a Preface Explanatory of Their Construction and Application, Part 83
Richard and John E. Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street., 1845 - Stars - 444 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
adopted Airy Andromedae appears Aquarii Arietis arrangement astronomers BAYER's Bessel Bootis Bradley Bradley's Brisbane and Taylor Camelopardi Cancri Canis Capricorni Carinae Cassiopea catalogue CÚl Centauri Ceti comparison of Piazzi computed considered constellations correction Cygni declination deduced depends solely derived from Lacaille designated determined differing Draconis Eridani error Flamsteed FLAMSTEED's formula Geminorum given Groombridge Herculis Hist Horologii Hydrae Hydri Lacaille by precession Leonis letters Librae Logarithms magnitude mean N.P.D. Minoris modern comparison modern observations N.P.D. of Brisbane nearly North Polar o,co o,on o,oo o,ool o,ooo o,ooz o,or o,oz Ophiuchi Persei Phoenicis Piazzi with modern Piscium position proper motion Puppis quantities reduced right ascension Sagittarii Scorpii Sculptoris star depends entirely star depends wholly tables taken Tauri Taylor although differing tion Ursae Majoris values Various Velorum Virginis
Page 2 - Nautica, since it contains four of Ptolemy's stars that are placed by him in the mast of the ship. 6░. That the original constellation Argo, on account of its great magnitude and the subdivisions here proposed, be carefully revised in respect of lettering, in the following manner : — First, In order to preserve the present nomenclature of the principal stars, all the stars in Argo (that is, in the general constellation, regarded as including the subdivisions above-mentioned) indicated by Greek...
Page 1 - By Sir JFW Herschel, Bart. The idea, originally proposed of entirely re-modelling the southern constellations, has (after very mature consideration and much discussion, and after consulting the opinions of some of the most eminent continental astronomers, which have been found very adverse to the idea of so decided a change) been laid aside ; at least in so far as regards the new catalogue of stars, now printing under the authority of the British Association. It is conceived, however, that if the...