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" The hour of the day at any place being given, to find what time it then is at any other place. Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and set the index, to the given hour; then turn the globe, until... "
Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ... - Page 304
by James Ferguson - 1814
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Geography Made Familiar and Easy to Young Gentlemen and Ladies: Being the ...

John Newbery - Geography - 1769 - 360 pages
...Place, either North or South. PROS. XIV. A Place Icing given en the Glohe, to find its Bearing from any other Place. Bring the given Place to the Brazen Meridian, and elevate the Pole according to its Latitude; then fix the Qnadrant of Aitituue in the Zenith, applying...
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1776 - 544 pages
...contrary Ode be mentioned. PROBLEM IX. 'Tbe bour of tbe day at any place being given to fad wbat o'clock it then is at any other place. Bring the given place to the brafen meridian, and fet the index to the given hour •, then turn the globe, until the place where...
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The Accomplished Tutor: Or, Complete System of Liberal Education ...

Thomas Hodson - Education - 1802
...of degrees diltaut. PROBLEM VI. The Hour of the Day at any Place being given, tofmd what is the Hour at any other Place. ' Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and fet the index to the given hour ; then turn the globe, until the place where the hour is required,...
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The Accomplished Tutor; Or, Complete System of Liberal Education ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hodson - Arithmetic - 1806 - 458 pages
...degrees diftant. PROBLEM VI. The Hour of the Day at any Place leing given, tofind what is the Hour at any other Place. Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and fet the indc A to the given hour ; then torn the globe, until the place •where the hour is required,...
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The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 3

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 700 pages
...London, to find what hour it is in any other part of the world." Bring the given place, London, to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour; then turn the globe till the other place come to the meridian, and .look at what hour the index points, which will be the...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 3

William Nicholson - 1809 - 764 pages
...London, to find what honr it is in any other part of the world." Km. L ilp- given place, London, to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour; then turn the globe till the other place come tq the meridian, and look at what hour the index pointa, which will be the...
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A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Globes, etc

William Thackwray - Astronomy - 1810 - 162 pages
...the hour of the day or night at any oilier place proposed. RULE. 109. Bring the place to the brass meridian, and set the index to the; given hour; then turn the globe till the other place comes to the said -meridian, and the index will point at the hour required. If...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...London, to find what hour it is in any other part of the world." Briag the givenplace, London, to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour; then turn the globe till the other place come to the meridian, and look at what hour the index points, which will be the...
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson - Eclipses - 1823 - 406 pages
...The hour of the day at any place being given, to find all those places where it is noon at that time. Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and set the index to the given hour ; this done, turn the ' globe until the index points to the upper XII, and then, all the places that...
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The New American Grammar of the Elements of Astronomy: On an Improved Plan ...

James Ryan - Astronomy - 1827 - 408 pages
...that at those places sought, the globe must be turned westward, but if later, turn it eastward. Or, bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and set the index of the hour circle to 12 ; then, as the difference of time between the given and required places is...
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