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" ... 225 days; in which time there would always be a regular period of eclipses, if any complete number of lunations were finished without a fraction. But this never happens ; for if both the Sun and Moon should start from a line of conjunction with either... "
Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry: Intended ... - Page 25
by George Gregory - 1820
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The school of arts; or, an introduction to useful knowledge

John Imison - Science - 1796 - 638 pages
...fraftion. But this never happens ; for if both the fun and moon fhould ftart from a line of conjuftion with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the fun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 degrees over and above, and the moon 230 lunations...
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Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry ..., Volume 2

George Gregory - Science - 1808 - 322 pages
...fraction. But this never happens ; for if both the sun and moon should set out together from a line ef conjunction with either of the nodes, in any point...annual revolutions, and 222 degrees over, and the moon through 230 lunations and 85 degrees of the 231st, by the time the nodes ' came round to the same...
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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1809 - 533 pages
...were finished without a fraction. But this never happens ; for if both the Sun and Moon should start from a line of conjunction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the Sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 degrees over and above, and the Moon 230 lunations and 85 degrees...
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An Introduction to Astronomy ...

John Bonnycastle - Astronomy - 1816 - 428 pages
...years and two hundred and twenty-five days; and in this time there would always be a regular period of eclipses, if any complete number of lunations were...sun would go through eighteen annual revolutions and two hundred and twenty-two degrees over, and the moon through two hundred and thirty lunations and...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction

1828
...lunations were finished without a fraction ; but this never happens ; for if both sun and moon should start from a line of conjunction with either of the nodes, in any point of the ecliptic, the sun would perform eighteen annual revolutions, and 222 degrees over and above ; and the moon 230 lunations, and...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...were finished without a fraction. But this never happens ; for if both the sun and moon should start from a line of conjunction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 over and above, and the moon 230 lunations and 85 of the...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...fraction. But this never happens ; for if both the sun and moon should start from a line of conj unction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 over and above, and the moon 230 lunations and 85 of the...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 276 pages
...exactly six signs asunder. fraction. But this never happens, for if both the Sun and Moon should start from a line of conjunction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the Sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 degrees of the 19th, and the Moon 230 lonations, and 85 degrees...
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The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy; Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1838 - 346 pages
...finished without a remainder. But this never happens ; for if both the Sun and Moon should start fronp a line of conjunction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliplicj the Sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 222 of another, while the Moon would perform...
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The Geography of the Heavens and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1833 - 344 pages
...were finished without a remainder. But this never happens ; for if both the Sun and Moon should start from a line of conjunction with either of the nodes in any point of the ecliptic, the Sun would perform 18 annual revolutions and 9K 8 of another, while the Moon would perform 230 lunations, and...
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