The Complete Mathematical and General Navigation Tables: Including Every Table Required with the Nautical Almanac in Finding the Latitude and Longitude: with an Explanation of the Construction, Use, and Application to Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, Trigonometry, Dialling, Gunnery, Etc., Etc, Volume 2

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Simpkin, Marshall, & Company, 1838 - Nautical astronomy
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Page 9 - GIVEN IN THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC, TO ANY GIVEN MERIDIAN, AND TO ANY GIVEN TIME UNDER THAT MERIDIAN.
Page ii - ... produce an error smaller than any we may think it necessary to name at the outset. For instance, the ratio which the circumference of a circle bears to its diameter does not admit of an exact and absolute determination.
Page i - To reduce the declination of the moon, as given in the Nautical Almanac, to any given time under a known meridian.

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