Lunar and time tables, adapted to new methods for finding the longitude by chronometers and lunar distances. With an appendix

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Author and published by] J. Imray, 1849 - 80 pages
 

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Page 166 - That is, the sines of the sides of a spherical triangle are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles.
Page 182 - ... utmost utility in determining the position of remote and prominent objects, whether on land or at sea. The whole illustrated by numerous diagrams, showing the method of constructing and calculating the several cases and varieties treated of in the work. By W.
Page 1 - ... exceeds 24 hours, take 24 hours from it, and the remainder will be the time at Greenwich past noon of the following day.
Page 173 - With my best wishes for your success, I remain, MY DEAR SIR, Yours very truly, ALEXANDER ANDERSON, LL.D.
Page 58 - ADD TOGETHER THE LOGARITHMS OF THE SECOND AND THIRD TERMS, AND FROM THEIR SUM SUBTRACT THE LOGARITHM OF THE FIRST...
Page 3 - The civil day, which is that used by the generality of mankind, begins at midnight, and ends at the midnight following : it is divided into two parts of 12 hours each ; the first...
Page 173 - A COLLECTION OF EXAMPLES Of the Applications of the Differential and Integral Calculus, By GEORGE PEACOCK, AMFRS &c.; And of the Applications of the Calculus of Finite Differences, By JFW HERSCHEL, AMFRS &c.
Page v - I cannot adequately express, the letter which you did me the honour to address to me on the 22nd instant.
Page 3 - The civil day, which is that adopted for the usual purposes of business, begins at midnight, and ends at the midnight following ; it is divided into two parts of 12 hours each ; the first 12 are marked AM, signifying ante meridiem, ie before the meridian or noon; and the other 12 are marked PM, signifying post meridiem, ie after the meridian or noon.
Page 182 - SURVEYING; containing full and detailed solutions of all the most important cases of triangulation that usually occur in surveying a country or a sea coast ; the principles herein discussed being of the utmost utility in determining the position of remote and prominent objects, whether on land or at sea. The whole illustrated by numerous diagrams, showing the method of constructing and calculating the several cases and...

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