## Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical SocietyPriestly and Weale, 1858 |

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**Equation**of Equal Altitudes . " ing and others ; nevertheless , it is difficult to express the degree of regret which a student of the sun feels when evidence such as the present meets him of the state of maturity his subject might have ... Page 4

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**Equation**of Equal Altitudes . ” 8,9 ASTRONOMER ROYAL : Observations of Small Planets . Results. 6,7 ( 1 + cot2 S ) ...**equation**( 2 ) which is the second form of**equation**( 1 ) , viz . , e = cot S sin p .c • ( 2 ) S For if the angle S ... Page 37

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**equation**results , - 0 = + 149.6021 + 284.7630 u | = 69-7346 - - 31 ° 4957 v 314957 + 56.8311 v If we write P and Q for the absolute terms of this**equation**, it becomes by elimination 0 = u + 0037410 P + 0020733 Q 0 = v + 0020733 P + ... Page 43

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**equations**for the motion of a body revolving in a conic section , determining the heliocentric distance , and the velocity and direction of motion of the body at a given instant , these being the fundamental circumstances of motion from ... Page 76

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**equations**of condition are formed , involving eight unknown quantities , viz . the corrections to the six elliptic elements , a correction to the mass of Mercury , and a correction to the quantity U ( approximately assumed in the first ...### Other editions - View all

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