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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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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1887 - 776 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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Life and Correspondence of Abraham Sharp: The Yorkshire Mathematician and ...

William Cudworth (of Bradford, Eng.) - 1889 - 386 pages
...with Sir Jonas Moor, and appointed Flamsteed "Astronomical Observator," his mission being to " rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the much-desired longitude of places, for the purpose of perfecting the art of navigation."...
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The Observatory, Volume 15

1892 - 544 pages
...Manual. By this warrant he is directed " to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the motions of the heavens...at sea, for the perfecting the art of navigation." These instructions are now a little out of date, for though they satisfy the great fundamental work...
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The Observatory, Volume 15

1892 - 498 pages
...Manual. By this warrant he is directed " to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the motions of the heavens...at sea, for the perfecting the art of navigation." These instructions are now a little out of date, for though they satisfy the great fundamental work...
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Proceedings, Volume 41

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1892 - 508 pages
...also declares that his duty 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 of the art of navigation."...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 41

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1892 - 510 pages
...also declares that his duty 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 of the art of navigation."...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 52; Volumes 1891-1892

Royal Astronomical Society - 1892 - 682 pages
...Royal Warrant, by which he is directed " 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. . . ." It has been above remarked that after the establishment of order and system in the observatory,...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 41

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1892 - 516 pages
...also declares that his duty 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 of the art of navigation."...
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The Canadian Record of Science, Volume 5

1893 - 662 pages
...in 1675, declared to be " to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifiying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...so much desired longitude at sea for the perfecting of the art of navigation." NOTES ON A GREAT SILVER CAMP. By WA CARLYLE, Ma.E., of McGill University....
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Former Clock & Watchmakers and Their Work: Including an Account of the ...

Frederick James Britten - 1894 - 416 pages
...his untimely decease. In 1675, Greenwich Observatory was founded. Flamsteed was instructed to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars. He made a large star catalogue, and many obversations on the moon and other bodies, and the results...
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