The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

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E. & G.W. Blunt, 1852 - Navigation - 777 pages
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Contents

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
230
To find the variation of the moons declination fcc 231
231
To find the suns right ascension 237
237
Variation of the suns altitude in one minute from noon 239
239
To rednce the numbers of Table XXXII to other given intervals from noon 243
243
Errors arising from a deviation of the telescope from a plane parallel to the plane of the instrument 244
244
Longitudes and latitudes of the fixed stars 245
245
Reductions of latitude and horizontal parallax 246
246
Aberration of the fixed stars in right ascension and declination 247
247
Nutation in right ascension and declination 248
248
Augmentation of the moons semidiameter found by the nonagesimal 249
249
Table showing the variation of the altitude of an object arising from
252
XLVI1 Logarithms in Lyonss improved method 353
275
Patagonia
339
ANAMBAS ISLANDS 365
349
BANCAWand 864
380
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS 864
387
Catalogue or the Tables with examples of the uses of those not explained in other
392
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
415
To project an occultation of a fixed star
423
To find the longitude of a place by measuring the distance of the moon
429
Given the right ascension and declination to find the longitude
435
To find the longitude of a place from the beginning or end of a solar
443
CARIBBEAN SEA 838
448

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