| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1832 - 656 pages
...acted on also by other bodies. Newton explained and determined part of these deviations ; for instance, **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** (See these articles.) But many problems which require the infinitesimal calculus for their solution,... | |
| Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1832 - 708 pages
...acted on also by other bodies. Newton explained and determined part of these deviations; for instance, **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis.** (See these articles.) But many problems which require the infinitesimal calculus for their solution,... | |
| 1833 - 540 pages
...of the problem of vibrating chords, and the motion of a column of air ; in 1 749 he did the same for **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis,** the latter of which had been just discovered by Bradley. In 1752 he published his Essay on the Resistance... | |
| 1834 - 454 pages
...the analytical solutions of the problem of vibrating chords, and the motion of a column of air ; of **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the earth's axis,** the phenomenon itself having been recently observed by Bradley. In 1752 he completed his researches... | |
| 1833 - 1092 pages
...of the problem of vibrating chords, and the motion of a column of air ; in 1 749 he did the same for **the precession of the equinoxes and the nutation of the earth's axis,** the latter of which had been just discovered by Bradley. In 1752 he published his Kssay on the Resistance... | |
| 1834 - 578 pages
...negative when the motion is towards the north pole, and positive in the other case. CHAPTER VII. On **the Precession of the Equinoxes, and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis.** have already mentioned that Bradley's first notion, when he discovered the annual variation in the... | |
| 1834 - 574 pages
...negative when the motion is towards the north pole, and positive in the other case. CHAPTER VII. On **the Precession of the Equinoxes, and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis.** WE have already mentioned that Bradley's first notion, when he discovered the annual variation in the... | |
| John Henry Pratt - 1836 - 653 pages
...impulsive forces. The subject of the first of these Chapters leads to the demonstration and calculation of **the Precession of the Equinoxes and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis:** the formulas for these are prepared for numerical calculation; the reduction to numbers will be found... | |
| John Henry Pratt - 1836 - 672 pages
...the rotatory motion of the Earth 441 460,461. The length of the mean-day is invariable 443 462—465. **The Precession of the Equinoxes and the Nutation of the Earth's Axis.** The cause of these 446 466. The inclination of the Earth's axis to the lunar orbit is nearly invariable.... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - 1838 - 804 pages
...the equatorial radius : and this is found to correspond with the phenomena which should arise from **the precession of the equinoxes, and the nutation of the earth's axis.** — And since it thus appears that the equatorial radius of the earth is to the polar semi-axis in... | |
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