## Astronomical Tables and Formulæ 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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altitude annual apparent diameter apsides AR.tan Ascension and Declination assumed equal astronomer barometer centre commencement computing considered as unity correction cosº cota cotº deduced degree determined difference earth being considered eccentricity ecliptic ephemeris equinoxes Fahr formula given angle given side greatest equation Greenwich half the major horary angle horizontal Parallax hour angle interval Jupiter Laplace logarithms lunar major axis mean anomaly mean distance mean longitude mean motion mean sidereal revolution mean solar days mean synodical revolution meridian minus when South moon's node motion in 365 Nautical Almanac nearly noon Nutation Obliq Obliquity observations orbit is inclined pendulum perigee perihelion phaenomenon planet Pole precession present century radius refraction retrograde Right Ascension satellites Saturn Saturn Uranus secular variation semidiameter sinº solstice star sun considered sun's syzigies Table tanº telescope thermometer tion true longitude Uranus Vesta Juno whence whilst zenith distance