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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 220

1866 - 1004 pages
...Astronomical Observator," and enjoining him "forthwith 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, so as to find out the so-much-dcsired longitude of places, for the perfecting the art of navigation."...
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Astronomical, Magnetic and Meteorological Observations Made at the United ...

United States Naval Observatory - 1867 - 718 pages
...Greenwich, is directed by his warrant of office "to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to rectifying the tables of the motions of the Heavens,...places of the Fixed Stars, in order to find out the so-much-desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the Art of Navigation;" and the original inscription...
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The English Cyclopaedia

1867 - 522 pages
...Observator ; " and he is directed " 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, go as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation."...
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1887 - 676 pages
...which appears to come within the terms of the Royal Warrant directing the Astronomer-Royal ' to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars.' "The appointment of a clerk, which has presumably received the sanction of the Admiralty, will, when...
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Our Monthly, Volume 5

1872 - 498 pages
...Astronomer Royal of Greenwich has long had it as part of his warrant of office that he "apply himself to rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens...to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, and perfect the art of navigation." How much does the world owe to the navigator on the deep and the...
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The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of ..., Volume 11

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - 1872 - 502 pages
...Flamsteed, and he was commanded forthwith 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, so as to find out the so-much-desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation."...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 140

1874 - 614 pages
...ascertained. .; • The Royal Observatory at Greenwich was built in the reign of Charles II. ' for the rectifying the , tables of the motions ' of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, so as ' to find out the longitudes of places for the perfecting the art ' of navigation.' Flamsteed,...
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The Record of the United States Naval Institute, Volumes 1-4

1875 - 668 pages
...Astronomer Royal. He was particularly enjoined " to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens...find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." FJamsteed said " that after two thousand years we find the best...
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The Living Age, Volume 124

1875
...tracked and ascertained. The Royal Observatory at Greenwich was built in the reign of Charles II. " for the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the longitudes of places for the perfecting the art of navigation." Flamsteed, a...
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Astronomical Register: A Medium of Communication for Amateur ..., Volume 13

1876 - 322 pages
...that the duty of the 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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