Practical Astronomy and Geodesy: Including the Projections of the Sphere and Spherical Trigonometry. For the Use of the Royal Military College

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Prop V Investigations of formulæ for determining two
53
Prop VI Investigations of formulæ for determining
56
Description of the micrometer
62
The position micrometer
77
The attached circle for obtaining altitudes approximatively 66
84
The parallax of a reflecting instrument
99
Processes for finding the horizontal point
100
CHAP V
105
Methods of finding the error of collimation in azimuth
106
values of the constant according
107
Method of finding the error of the polar axis in altitude
112
Nautical and geocentric latitude explained
113
Method of finding the horizontal parallax of the moon or
120
The dip or angular depression of the horizon
126
The suns declination goes through its changes during a year
129
CHAP VII
135
Transformation when the centre is moved in one of
142
Coefficient of refraction from experiments on the refractive
143
Manner of computing the right ascension and declination
147
Approximation to the figure of the earths orbit by a graphic
153
Art Page
164
Manner of finding the declinations of celestial bodies by
167
The moons movements subject to considerable inequalities
170
Investigation of a formula for the precession in right
176
Maximum value of the aberration depending on the motion
177
The diurnal aberration of light
183
Processes for finding from the observed azimuth and altitude
187
CHAP XI
189
Keplers three laws stated as results of observation
195
Determination of the excentricity of the orbit in terms of
198
Time in which the radius vector of a planet describes about
201
Discovery of the aberration of light 176
233
Lengths of a lunar and of a planetary day
237
Manner of finding the angle at the pole between the horary
244
Horary motions found by first and second differences
251
Formula for the degree of precision in an average
254
Method of least squares
261
Method of finding the latitude of a ship by the observed
268
Prob III To investigate a relation between a small varia
276
Prob V Having the latitude of a station the day of
280
Prob VI To determine the hour of the day and the error
286
Method of finding the error of a watch by equal altitudes
292
Formula for determining the latitude of a station by an
298
Conditions favourable to the accuracy of the computed
304
Formula for several interpolations between two values of
319
Principles on which are founded the methods of finding
324
Process for finding the instants of ingress and egress for
328
element 252
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The parallaxes of the sun and planet being given to compute
338
Method of finding the direction of a meridian line on
341
Process for determining the longitude of a station from
345
The geodetic line or arc of shortest distance on the earth
351
Details of the process employed in measuring a base
355
This example has been accidently placed at the end of art
357
Methods of computing the sides of terrestrial triangles
363
Determination of a meridional arc by computing the
369
Method of finding the latitude of a station by observed
376
Prop I Every section of a spheroid of revolution when
382
Prop V To investigate the law of the increase of
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