The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ; Containing All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac ... with an Appendix ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868 - Nautical astronomy - 757 pages
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Contents

For finding the distance of terrestrial objects at sea 8t X A Parallax in altitude of a planet 86
86
Proportional parts 87
87
Refraction of the heavenly bodies 88
88
Dip for different heights and distances 66
89
To find the correction and logarithm of a lunar observation depending on the moons altitude 93
93
For finding the third correction of a lunar observation 130
130
For turning degrees and minutes into time and the contrary 131
131
Proportional logarithms 132
132
For finding the latitude by two altitudes of the sun HE XXIV Natural sines and cosines 160
160
Log sines tangents c to points and quarter points 169
169
To find the time of the moons passing the meridian 230
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Variation of the suns altitude in one minute from noon
xxxiv
Errors arising from a deviation of the telescope from a plane parallel to the plane of the instrument 244
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Corref ion of the mean refraction for various heights of the thermometer
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and barometer 244
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III Third correction in Lyonss improved method 275
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BANCAIsland 864
364
CATALOGUE OF THE TABLES with examples of the uses of those not explained in other
392
Longitudes and latitudes of the fixed stars 245
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Aberration of the planets in longitude 246
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To find the horary motion of the moon
400
To calculate the longitude of a place from the observed beginning
409
To project an eclipse of the moon 41
417
To calculate the beginning or end of an eclipse or occultation
425
To find the longitude of a place by the moons passage over
431
Given the longitude and latitude to find the right ascension
438
To find tho longitude of a place from the beginning or end of an occul
446
BENGAL coast cf 868
448

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