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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... "
A Complete System of Astronomy - Page 493
by Samuel Vince - 1814
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The Archaeological mine, antiquarian nuggets relating to Kent by A.J. Dunkin

Archaeological mine - 1855 - 418 pages
...national 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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Our home islands [by T. Milner, Volume 3

Thomas Milner - 1857 - 332 pages
...establish a national observatory, for the purpose, as the royal warrant expressed it, of 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 at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." The...
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Nelsons' guide to the environs of London

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1858 - 80 pages
...was deemed necessary to found a National Observatory, " to rectify," as the warrant expressed it, " 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." It was...
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Annual Meetings: Proceedings Etc.]

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1860 - 160 pages
...upon it by its founder and those who inaugurated its first proceedings. The duty assigned to it was " to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens...find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation;" and gloriously has it executed its task. For two centuries it has...
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Address ... on the Presentation of the Gold Medal to Professor Hansen, for ...

Robert Main - 1860 - 56 pages
...idea, and, accordingly, in the warrant of the first Astronomer Royal, his duty is defined to be, — " to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so -muchdesired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." You all know this, Gentlemen,...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 20

1860 - 394 pages
...idea, and, accordingly, in the warrant of the first Astronomer Royal, his duty is defined to be, — "to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so-muchdesired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." You all know this, Gentlemen,...
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Notes and Queries

1860 - 568 pages
...with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the Motions of the Heavens and Places of the fixed Stars in order to find out the...so much desired Longitude at Sea for the perfecting the art of Navigation. " That the said Dr. Bradley did continue to receive the said yearly Salary,...
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Report of the Annual Meeting

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1861 - 602 pages
...upon it by its founder and those who inaugurated its first proceedings. The duty assigned to it was " to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens...find out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation ;" and gloriously has it executed its task. For two centuries it has...
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The North American Review, Volume 101

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1865 - 686 pages
...with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the...much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting the art of navigation." The labors of the earlier Astronomers Royal, extending through nearly a century,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 220

1866 - 1004 pages
...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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