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" ... the greatest ; the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. If the remainder be greater than 12 hours, the star will come to the meridian after midnight ; but if less than 12 hours, before midnight. "
The Young Surveyor's Guide: Or, A New Introduction to the Whole Art of ... - Page 214
by Edward Laurence - 1716 - 375 pages
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The Practical Navigator, and Seaman's New Daily Assistant: Being an Epitome ...

John Hamilton Moore - Nautical astronomy - 1791 - 578 pages
...Afcenfion be greatefl, add 14 Hours to the Star's Right Afcenfion, and then fubtraš the Sun's from it, the Remainder will be the Time of the Star's coming to the Meridian. When the Sun's Right Afcenfion is leaft, the Star comes to the Meridian in the Afternoon, but before...
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The New Practical Navigator: Being a Complete Epitome of Navigation: to ...

John Hamilton Moore - Nautical astronomy - 1810 - 662 pages
...ascension be greatest, add 21 hours to the star's right ascension, and then subtract the sun's from it, the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. • 21: EXAMPLE I. At what time will the star Arctnrus be on the meridian of Greenwich, Dec. 1, 1810?...
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An introduction to geography and astronomy, by the use of the globes and ...

Edward Bruce (bookseller.) - 1821 - 418 pages
...Subtract the sun's right ascension from that of the given star (both being expressed in time), and the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. If the right ascension of the sun be greater than that of the star, add to it 24 before you begin to...
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New American Practical Navigator

Nautical astronomy - 1821 - 708 pages
...having previously increased the latter by 24 hours when the sun's right ascension is the greatest ; the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. If the remainder be greater than 12 hours, (lie star will come to the meridian after midnight ; but...
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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 764 pages
...having previously increased the latter by 24 hours when the sun's right ascension if the greatest ; the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. If the remainder be greater than 12 hours, the star will conic to t.rj meridian after midnight ; but...
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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - Nautical astronomy - 1826 - 732 pages
...having previously increased the latter by 24 hours when the sun's right ascension is the greatest ; the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. If the remainder be greater than 12 hours, the star will come to the meridian after midnight ; but...
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An introduction to geography and astronomy, with the use of the globes, by E ...

Edward Bruce (bookseller.), John Bruce - Astronomy - 1846 - 398 pages
...stars. Subtract the sun's right ascension from that of the star, (both being expressed in time,) and the remainder will be the time of the star's coming to the meridian. Required the lat. I. Taurus, 0. 2. Pollux. 3. Regulus. 4. Scorpio, $. 5. Markab. 6. Atair. 7. Arided....
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