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Hand-Book of the Terrestrial Globe: Or, Guide to Fitz's New Method of ...
Ellen E. Fitz
No preview available - 2012
alternate altitude angle apparent axis beginning body brass calendar disk forward calendar index called celestial changes circle Cloth containing continuous night course date opposite day and night December 21 declination described difference direction distance diurnal divided duration earth earth's surface east ecliptic equal equator equinox Exercises Find follows four frigid zone give given day given period given place greater half heat hemisphere horizon illustrate increase June 21 latitude length light London longitude March 21 measured meridian METHOD miles months motion moves noon northern Note note the date opposite opposite the calendar opposite the solar orbit parallel passing period of continuous plane poles position PROBLEM represented rises seasons SECOND sets situated solar index solstice southern sphere sun's sunrise sunset surface tion Turn the calendar Turn the globe twilight vertical winter zenith
Page 10 - A sphere is a solid terminated by a curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 17 - The right ascension of a celestial body is the arc of the celestial equator measured eastward (counterclockwise as viewed from the north) from the vernal equinox to the point where the hour circle of the body intersects the equator. Right ascension is generally expressed in time from o to 24 hours.