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" 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 the so much desired... "
The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman - Page 53
edited by - 1815
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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...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the art of navigation. It was not however till...
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the edinburgh review, of critical journal

charles black - 1850 - 630 pages
...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

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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 - 604 pages
...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
...is declared 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 - 454 pages
...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 of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so much desired longitude at the sea, for the perfection of the art of navigation. mouvements et la...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton, Volume 2

David Brewster - 1855 - 584 pages
...then called, was commanded "to apply himself forthwith, with the utmost care and diligence, 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 of places for the perfecting the art of navigation/'2...
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The Archaeological mine, antiquarian nuggets relating to Kent by A.J. Dunkin

Archaeological mine - 1855 - 418 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" Flamstead...
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