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" The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator, measured on the meridian of the place, and is north or south according as the place lies north or south of the equator. "
Elements of Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: Adapted to the Present State ... - Página 126
por Charles William Hackley - 1838 - 307 páginas
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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson, Jeremiah Horrocks - 1809 - 533 páginas
...the largest in the system, and is furnished with four satellites.Latitude of a {dace on the earth, its distance from the equator, measured on the meridian of the place. Latitude nf a celestial body, its distance from the ecliptic, measured on a circle of celestial longitude passing...
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Elements of Astronomy: For the Use of Schools and Academies : with Questions

John Hubbard Wilkins - 1822 - 116 páginas
...beginning of Aries. 59. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial latitude and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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A New System of Geography: Ancient and Modern ... Accompanied with an Atlas ...

Jedidiah Morse, Sidney Edwards Morse - 1822 - 378 páginas
...shadows are in every 24 hours of that period, successively cast towards every point of the horizon. The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured in degrees on the meridian. If the place lies north of the equator, it is in north latitude ; if south...
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Elements of astronomy: illustrated with plates

John Hubbard Wilkins - 1825 - 151 páginas
...beginning •f Aries. 65. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial , latitude, and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and -all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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Elements of Astronomy: Illustrated with Plates, for the Use of Schools and ...

John Hubbard Wilkins - 1829 - 152 páginas
...beginning of Aries. 65. Let us return to the consideration of terrestrial latitude and longitude. As the latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian, and all meridians are great circles and consequently equally large, it is obvious that...
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The seaman's new daily assistant, exhibiting an easy and expeditious method ...

John William Norie - 1840
...first meridian which passes through their capital, or principal observatory. OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. The LATITUDE of a place is its distance from the equator, measured by an arch of a meridian contained between the equator and the given place : it is called either north...
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Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry: With the First Principles of ...

James Thomson - 1844 - 126 páginas
...mendian ; but nature points out no particular meridian, in preference to another, for this purpose. (15) The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured on its meridian. ( 16 ) If a plane touch the earth, its intersection with the celestial sphere is called...
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A Treatise on Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical: With Its Application to ...

Charles William Hackley - 1851 - 372 páginas
...equator intercepted between the meridians of those places, or the measure of the angle which their planes include ; hence, when the longitudes of the places...other. 6. The latitude of a place is its distance north or south of the equator, measured on the meridian of the place. Latitude cannot exceed 00o. 7....
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A new and complete epitome of practical navigation

John William Norie - 1852
...at length given way to the more precise terms of latitude and longitude. OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. The LATITUDE of a place is its distance from the equator, measured by an arch of a meridian contained between the equator and the given place . it is called either north...
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Manual of astronomy

John Drew - 1853 - 331 páginas
...The connexion of navigation with astronomy demands a few observations on the subject of that science. The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator measured in degrees. This circle may be looked upon as a natural division of the earth into two hemispheres,...
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