Astronomical Tables and FormulŠ Together with a Variety of Problems Explanatory of Their Use and Application: To which are Prefixed the Elements of the Solar System

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John Richardson, 1827 - Astronomy - 304 pages
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Contents

Correction for the Lunar Nutation
130
Correction for the Solar Nutation
131
For converting sidereal into mean solar time
132
For converting mean solar into sidereal time
133
For converting degrees into time and vice versa
134
Mr Ivorys Refractions
141
Corrections for low altitudes
142
Dr Brinkleys Refractions
143
Corrections for low altitudes
144
Parallax of the sun for the 1st day of every month
145
Logarithms of sinaf P
146
Logarithms for the equation of equal altitudes
148
Altitude of a star when on the prime vertical
153
For the reduction to the meridian
154
to 1900
165
Lunar Nutation of Longitude and of Obliquity of the ecliptic
166
Solar Nutation of Longitude and of Obliquity of the ecliptic
168
Selenographic positions of the principal lunar spots
169
Angle of the Vertical and Logarithm of the earths radius
170
Augmentation of the moons semidiameter
171
Logarithms to be used with the 1st 2nd and 3rd differences of the moons place
172
Annual precession of the equinoxes in Longitude and the constants for R and D
173
For aberration of a star in M and first part of do in Dec
175
For Lunar Nutation of a star in JR and D
176
For Solar Nutation of a star in JR and D
177
Circular arcs
178
Semidiurnal arcs
180
Length of a degree of Longitude and Latitude and of the Pendulum
181
Expansion of various substances
182
For measuring heights by the barometer
183
For converting hours minutes and seconds into decimals of a day
184
For converting minutes and seconds into decimals of a degree
185
For converting any day into the decimal part of a year
186
For converting the centesimal division of the quadrant into the sexagesimal v
188
For converting Fahrenheits scale of the thermometer into Reaumurs and the Centesimal
191
PROBLEMS
217

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