| Bernhardus Varenius - Geography - 1734 - 464 pages
...Latitude of 'the place ', to find the Hour for that Altitude. ELEVATE the Pole for that Latitude, and **find the Sun's Place in the Ecliptic, and bring it to the** Meridian ; then fixing the Quadrant of Altitude at the Zenith, and the Index at 12, move the Globe... | |
| Benjamin Martin - Science - 1772 - 492 pages
...the Place over which the Sun is vertical on any given Day and Hour. - In order to this, you are to **find the Sun's Place in the Ecliptic, and bring it to the** Meridian, and mark the Degree of Declination for the given Hour. After this, find thofe Places which... | |
| Thomas Hogg - 1806 - 130 pages
...the suns rising and setting, to any amplitude not exceeding 664-°. Rectify the globe for the given **place ; find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to** tha meridian ; set the index of the horary circle to XII ; then bring the sun's place to the east side... | |
| J. Goldsmith - 1811 - 184 pages
...Amazons ? PROBLEM XIX. — To find the sun's meridian altitude at any given place. Rule. — Elevate **the globe for the latitude of the place. Find the sun's place in** tlie ecliptic, and bring it to the brazen meridian: count the number of degrees contained cm the meridian,... | |
| Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1811 - 388 pages
...show the sun's declination when the day is an hour shorter than the given day. OR, Elevate the pole to **the latitude of the place, find the sun's place in the ecliptic,** bring it to the brass meridian, and set the index of the hour circle to twelve; turn the globe westward... | |
| John Lathrop - Astronomy - 1812 - 218 pages
...be visible at that hour. RULE. Elevate the pole so many degrees above the horizon, as are equal to **the latitude of the place ; find the sun's place in the ecliptic',** bfinjj it to the brass meridian, and set the index rff the hour circle to twelve ; then, if the gjvrfrt... | |
| Thomas Keith - Astronomy - 1819 - 380 pages
...will be visible at that hour. Rule. Elevate the pole so many degrees above the horizon as are equal to **the latitude of the place ; find the sun's place in the ecliptic,** bring it to the brass meridian, and set the index of the hour circle to 12 ; then, if the given time... | |
| Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1821 - 256 pages
...Maranon ? PROBLEM XIX. — To find the suns meridian altitude at any given place. Rule. — Elevate **the globe for the latitude of the place. Find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the** brazen meridian : count the number of degrees contained on the meridian, between the horizon and the... | |
| Thomas Keith - 1821 - 408 pages
...the day of the month, and the sun's amplitude, tojind the latitude of the place of observation. RULE. **Find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the** eastern or western part of the horizon (according as the eastern or western amplitude is given) ; elevate... | |
| John Hubbard Wilkins - Astronomy - 1822 - 158 pages
...the hour of sun-setting, and it will give the length of the day. 1. Rectify the globe (by Prob. XI.) **for the latitude of the place ; find the sun's place in the** eeliptic (by Prob. X.) and bring it to the meridian, and set the index to 12; bring the sun's place... | |
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