| Thomas Keith - 1848 - 486 pages
...To find the sun's amplitude at any place. RULE. Elevate the pole equal to the latitude of the given **place ; find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the** eastern semicircle of the horizon ; the number of degrees from the sun's place to the east point of... | |
| James M'Intire - Astronomy - 1850 - 352 pages
...horizontal plane, where the surrounding horizon is uninterrupted by different objects, and elevate the pole **for the latitude of the place ; find the sun's place in the ecliptic** for the given day, bring it to the brass meridian, and set the index of the hour circle to 12; then,... | |
| John Olding Butler - Celestial globes - 1850 - 376 pages
...degrees, which is his least altitude ; the difference is 47 degrees. Rule. Rectify for the given latitude, **find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the** meridian; then count the number of degrees between the sun's place and the horizon, which is the sun's... | |
| Alexander Stewart - 1850 - 480 pages
...the day and night, at any place not in the frigid zones, on a given day. RULE. — Rectify the glohe **for the latitude of the place, find the sun's place in the** eeliptic for the given day, and hring it to the meridian ; sct the Index to xu., and turn the sun's... | |
| Richard Phillips (sir.) - 1851
...heavens at that time. 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 to twelve ; turn the globe till the index points... | |
| Henry Kiddle - 1854 - 154 pages
...so as to represent the appearance of the heavens, at that place and time. RULE. — Elevate the pole **for the latitude of the place ; find the Sun's place in the ecliptic,** bring it to the meridian, and set the index to twelve ; if the time be before noon, turn the globe... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 422 pages
...twilight. PRORLEM XVII. TO FIND THE SUN'S MERIDIAN ALTITUDE AT ANY PLACE ON ANY GIVEN DAY. Rule. — **Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place. Find...the sun's place is the altitude required. PROBLEM** XVIII. THE TIME OF A LUNAR ECLIPSE REING GIVEN, TO FIND ALL THOSE PLACES TO WHICH IT IS VISIRLE. Rule.... | |
| Sarah S. Cornell - Geography - 1857 - 420 pages
...twilight. PROBLEM XVIL TO FIND THE SUN'S MERIDIAN ALTITUDE AT ANY PLACE ON ANY GIVEN DAY. Rule.— **Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place. Find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and** briny it to the brass meridian ; the number of degrees on the meridian between the horizon and the... | |
| Thomas St. Clair Macdougal - 1857 - 192 pages
...November? PROBLEM IX. To find at what hour the Sun rises and sets on any day in the year. Rule. — **Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place, find the sun's place in the ecliptic** for the given day, and bring it to the brazen meridian. Set the index of the hour circle to XII, turn... | |
| Robert Joseph Sullivan - Geography - 1861 - 364 pages
...meridian altitude on a given day at anyplace. Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place; and **find the sun's place in the ecliptic, and bring it to the** brazen meridian. Then count the number of degrees on the meridian between the son's place and the h,... | |
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