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" An eclipse of the sun can only take place when the moon is in conjunction with the sun, and when she is in one of her nodes, or very near it. Suppose the line EE (fig. 8) to be a portion of the ecliptic, and LL a portion of the orbit of the moon, cutting... "
Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry: Intended ... - Page 22
by George Gregory - 1820
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Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry ..., Volume 2

George Gregory - Science - 1808 - 322 pages
...there have even been eclipses when the moon has totally disappeared, but this is a rare phaenomenon. An eclipse of the sun can only take place when the...nodes, or very near it. Suppose the line EE (fig. 8.) |^ be a portion of the ecliptic, and LL a portion of the orbit of the moon, cutting the ecliptic in...
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Lectures on Scripture Facts

William Bengo Collyer - Bible - 1813 - 436 pages
...first appearance of the moon after her change, it fell on the very day in which she was at the full. An eclipse of the sun can only take place when the moon is between it and the earth; or in other words, at what we call a neto moon: but at the full, the moon...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1821
...of Peter's conversion, John i, 40, 41. 9fettonomtcal Occurrences* Eclipses. [Continued from p. 184.] AN eclipse of the Sun can only take place when the...is in conjunction with the Sun, and when she is in or near one of the nodes. Suppose the line EE, fig. 8, to be a portion of the ecliptic, and LL a portion...
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Lectures in Defence of Divine Revelation: Delivered at the Universalist ...

David Pickering - Apologetics - 1830 - 228 pages
...she was opposite to the sun, and therefore precluded the possibility of an eclipse of the sun : for an eclipse of the sun can only take place, when the moon passes between the earth and that luminous body. At the time of the crucifixion, therefore, the earth...
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The elements of physiography

John J. Prince - 1877
...moon take place when the earth, coming between the sun and moon, deprives the moon of its light. Hence an eclipse of the sun can only take place when the moon changes, and an eclipse of the moon only when the moon fulls, for at the same time of an eclipse, either...
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Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd ..., Volume 4

Moffatt and Paige - 1883
...latter is in conjunction, the Moon being between the Earth and the Sun. For reasons already explained, an eclipse of the Sun can only take place when the Moon is on or near one of the nodes. When New Moon happens in other parts of her orbit, she passes either above...
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