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" The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre of the object when rising, or setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is... "
A Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With Their Most Useful ... - Page 181
by John Bonnycastle - 1806 - 419 pages
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plane and Spherical ...

Thomas Keith - Navigation - 1810 - 482 pages
...the centre of that object and the pole of the equinoctial. (B) The amplitude of any celestial object is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...object when rising or setting, and the east or west point of the horizon. (C) The azimuth of any object in the heavens, is an arc of the horizon contained...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 386 pages
...that object and the pole of the equinoctial. 48. The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens is an arch of the horizon, contained between the centre of the...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is the distance which the sun or a star rises from the east, and sets from the west, and is...
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A Compendious Treatise on the Use of the Globes, and of Maps: Compiled from ...

John Lathrop - Astronomy - 1812 - 218 pages
...object, and the pole of the equinoctial. 182. The amplitude of any object in the heavens is an arch of the horizon, contained between the centre of the...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. The sun never rises exactly in the east nor sets exactly in the west, except at the time of the equinoxes....
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes: Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1819 - 380 pages
...is called the meridian zenith distance. 48. The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens, is an arch of the horizon, contained between the centre of the...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is (be distance which the sun or a star rises from the east, and sets from the \vesf, and is...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - 1821 - 452 pages
...centre of that object and the pole of the equinoctial. 48. The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is the distance which the sun or a star rises from the east, and sets from the west, and is...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes: With Notes and Observations ...

James M'Intire - Globes - 1823 - 232 pages
...the object, and the north or south point of the horizon. 45. The Amplitude of any celestial object, is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...object when rising or setting, and the east or west point of the horizon. 46. The Zenith Distance of any celestial object, is what its altitude wants of...
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plain and Spherical ...

Thomas Keith - Navigation - 1826 - 442 pages
...the centre of that object and the pole of the equinoctial. (B) The amplitude of any celestial object is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...object when rising or setting, and the east or west point of the horizon. (C) The azimuth of any object in the heavens, is an arc of the horizon, contained...
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The New American Grammar of the Elements of Astronomy: On an Improved Plan ...

James Ryan - Astronomy - 1827 - 408 pages
...eighth circle contains the 12 calender months of the year 7. The amplitude of any object in the heavens, is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is the distance which the sun or a star, rises from the east, and sets from the west, and is...
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An Introduction to Geography and the Use of the Globes, for the Use of Schools

James Charlton - Geography - 1829 - 250 pages
...the object, and the north and south points of the horizon. 16. The amplitude of any celestial object, is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. 17. The zodiac is a space which extends 8 on each side of the ecliptic, and containing twelve constellations....
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Guys̕ Elements of Astronomy: And, An Abridgement of Keiths' New Treatise on ...

Joseph Guy - Astronomy - 1832 - 404 pages
...centre of that object and the pole of the equinoctial. 48. The AMPLITUDE of any object in the heavens is an arc of the horizon, contained between the centre...setting, and the east or west points of the horizon. Or, it is the distance which the sun or a star rises from the east, and sets from the west, and is...
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