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" our astronomical observer" at a salary of £100 per annum, his duty being "forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out... "
Journal - Page 311
by Royal Institution of Cornwall - 1891
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volume 1

1845 - 862 pages
...of Flamsteed'g commission, he was directed 'to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens,...and the places of the fixed stars, in order to find the so-much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation.' With what success this...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 5

1845 - 636 pages
...of Flamsteed's commission, he was directed " to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to lind the somuch desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." With what success...
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The Elements of Astronomy: Or, The World as it Is, and as it Appears

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1850 - 378 pages
...his successors were that they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the art of navigation. It was not however till after Mr. Flarnstead's death that the tables of the...
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the edinburgh review, of critical journal

charles black - 1850
...Observatory: his title in the warrant is 'our astronomical observator;' and his duty is 'to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the ' places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired ' longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation.' The...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 20

1850 - 608 pages
...Baily's Life, pp. 37-8 ; but particularly Flamsteed'a letter to SliiTbcnii nr, in the same work, p. 126. tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." The...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...Baily's Life, pp. 87-8 ; but particularly Flamsteed's letter to Snerbourne, in the same work, p. 125. tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." The...
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History of Physical Astronomy: From the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the ...

Robert Grant - 1852 - 688 pages
...that the duty of his office is " forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation."...
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London Exhibited in 1852: Elucidating Its Natural and Physical ...

John Weale - 1852 - 966 pages
...observatory, for the express purpose, as the warrant of the first Astronomer Royal expressed it, " to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." Through...
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The Pictorial Handbook of London Comprising Its Antiquities, Architecture ...

John Weale - 1854 - 1006 pages
...observatory, for the express purpose, as the warrant of the first Astronomer Royal expressed it, " to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." Through...
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Annales de l'observatoire de Paris, Volume 1

Urbain J.-J Le Verrier - 1855
...des comètes; les (*) That they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the Tables of the motions of the heavens and the places...order to find out the so much desired longitude at the sea, for the perfection of the art of navigation. mouvements et la nature tics étoiles; les nébuleuses...
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