Recomputation of the Position of the Ecliptic from Observations of the Sun in the Years 1877 1886 and Corrections to Refraction in Meridian Observations of Stars Sun Moon and Planets for Revised Readings of the Exterior Thermometer and of the Barometer in the Years 1877 1886 Made at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

( a ) RECOMPUTATION OF THE POSITION OF THE ECLIPTIC FROM
OBSERVATIONS OF THE SUN , IN THE YEARS 1877 TO 1886 . In the course of
the Computations for the Ten - Year Catalogue it was found necessary to revise
the several ...

Recomputation of the Position of the Ecliptic from Observations of the Sun  in the Years 1877 1886  and Corrections to Refraction in Meridian Observations of Stars  Sun  Moon  and Planets  for Revised Readings of the Exterior Thermometer  and of the Barometer  in the Years 1877 1886  Made at the Royal Observatory  Greenwich

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A High school Astronomy

THE ECLIPTIC , ZODIAC , SIGNS , ETC. 83. The Ecliptic is the plane of the
earth's orbit , or the path in which the sun appears to revolve in the heavens .
PLANE OF THE ECLIPTIC . 1. In the above cut , an attempt is made to represent
the ...

A High school Astronomy

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Handbook of Astronomy

dicular to the plane of the equator and the other to that of the ecliptic , the angle
included between them will obviously be equal to the angle under the equator
and ecliptic ; and since the extremities of these diameters are the poles of the ...

Handbook of Astronomy

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The Story of the Stars

Along the Ecliptic , Capricornus is rising , Sagittarius ( the Archer ) is next ,
Scorpio , with its long tail swinging along the horizon , is directly south , Libra is
past the meridian , Virgo midway , and Leo has almost reached the horizon .

The Story of the Stars

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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

was that the place of the zodiacal light with respect to the ecliptic depended upon
the position of the ecliptic in the visible hemisphere ; so that the light was
comparatively deficient on the lower side of the ecliptic . As Jones states it , when
he ...

Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Vol. 12 (from May 1876 to May 1877) includes: Researches in telephony / by A. Graham Bell.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

The Now the observations of the sun's right ascensions and first point of Aries ,
which is the technical expression for meridional altitudes , which have been
made daily during the intersection of the ecliptic and equator , or the place of so
great a ...

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Astronomy and Astronomical Geography

213 90 ° distant from the Ecliptic Pole , that being on the Winter Colure , distant
231 ° from the North Pole , and baving at 90 ° distance the lowest point of the
Ecliptic , or that point ( the Solstitial ) which has 231 ° Southern declination . We
trust ...

Astronomy and Astronomical Geography

Author: Emma Willard

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The Academy of Science and Art

The equinoctial , AA , which is divided into 360 degrees beginning at its
intersection with the ecliptic in Aries ) , for showing the sun's right ascension in
degrees , and also into 24 hours , for showing his right ascension in time . -2 .
The ecliptic ...

The Academy of Science and Art

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