| Joseph Harris - Astronomical models - 1732 - 258 pages
...Pole is placed, and the opppfite one is the Southern Hemifphere. The Aftronomers divide all Circles **into 360 equal Parts called 'Degrees, each Degree...60 equal Parts called Minutes, each Minute into 60** Seconds, &c. But befides this Divifion into Degrees, the Equir noftial is commonly divided into 24... | |
| John Muller - 1756 - 372 pages
...the points C, A, vģill rfiak'e the angle required. NB Mathematicians fuppofe the circurnfefence of a **circle to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree** divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, as like wife each minute into 60 equal parts called feconds.... | |
| John Muller - Fortification - 1799 - 336 pages
...the points C, A, will make the angle required. N. B, Mathematicians fuppofe the circumference of a **.circle to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree** divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, as likewife each minute into <5o equal parts called feconds,... | |
| William Taylor (teacher of the mathematics.) - Arithmetic - 1800 - 519 pages
...a' femi-eircle • half the diameter is called the Radius. 8. The circumference of every circle is **divided into 360 equal parts called Degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called Minutes** ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds, &c. Any part of the the circumference is called... | |
| Alexander Adam - Classical dictionaries - 1802 - 914 pages
...radii of the fame circle are always equal to one another. The circumference of every circle is fuppofed **to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60** mi* ņutes \ each minute into 60 feccnds ; and thefe into thirds, fourths, &c. greater or Ąefs according... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Trigonometry - 1806 - 464 pages
...contained between its two legs, and having the angular point for its centre. Every circle is supposed **to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts,** called seconds ; &c. So that a semicircle, or half the circumference, contains 1 80 degrees ; and a... | |
| Astronomy - 1808 - 272 pages
...Ecliptic. This circle we suppose to be divided into 12 equal parts, called Signs ; each sign . into 30 **equal parts, called Degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts called Minutes** ; and every minute into 60 equal parts, called Seconds; so that a second is the 60th part of a minute... | |
| James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1809 - 533 pages
...ecliptic. tic. This circle we suppose to be divided into 12 equal parts, called signs ; each sign into 30 **equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes;** and each minute into 60 into 60 equal parts, called seconds : so that a second Plate I. is the 60th... | |
| Thomas Keith - Navigation - 1810 - 482 pages
...aBC and the arc DE is the measure of the angle ABC. (H) The circumference of every circle is supposed **to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees,...parts called minutes, each minute into 60 equal parts** called seconds. The angles are measured by the number of "egrees cut from the circle by the lines which... | |
| Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 386 pages
...the year 1804, was 13° 14' 43" and its declination 80° "15' 44" north. $ Every circle is supposed **to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...parts called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts** called seconds, &c. ; a degree is, therefore, only a relative idea, and not an absolute quantity, except... | |
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