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" ... to the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, and partly to the different positions in which a spectator is placed in different zones of the globe. "
Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry: Intended ... - Page 1
by George Gregory - 1820
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A System of the Mathematics: Containing the Euclidean Geometry ..., Volume 2

James Hodgson - Astronomy - 1723
...57 fee- and the Right Afcenfion 55 deg. 17 rain. 03 fec,żż The Obliquity of the Ecliptic, or the Inclination of the Axis of the Earth to the Plane of the Ecliptic, is the Principal Poftulatum upon which all the Calculations and Conclusions relating to the Sun, Moon,...
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An Introduction to the True Astronomy: Or, Astronomical Lectures,: Read in ...

John Keill - Astronomy - 1739 - 504 pages
...Circles. Let it meet with the Ecliptick in A ; the Arch PA will meafure the Angle PCH, which is the Inclination of the Axis of the Earth to the Plane of the Ecliptick; that is, it will be 66 J. Degrees ; and therefore the'-Arch EP, which is its Complement...
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A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts, Volume 1

William Nicholson - Science - 1797
...the variety of the fcafons, are produced by the fimple and admirable contrivance of the iiulinaiion of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic ; yet this mechanical difpofition would not have been alone fufficient to produce that gradual change...
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Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical, Volume 2

Benjamin Graf von Rumford - Charities - 1798
...in a manner at the fame time the moft fimple * fimple and the moft ftupendous (by the inclina. tion of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic); yet this mechanical contrivance alone would not have been fufficient (as I fhall endeavour to fhow)...
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 4

Philip Doddridge - 1803
...diseases and death; besides those arising from the asperities of the surface of our globe, and the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic; they are most of them so evidently weak, and capable of being retorted as beauties rather than defects;...
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Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry ..., Volume 2

George Gregory - Science - 1808 - 322 pages
...the other side of the equator from which he is retiring. It is easy, therefore, to see that it is the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, and its constant parallelism, which occasion the change of the seasons. The sun being of all the heavenly bodies...
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The Giant's Causeway: A Poem

William Hamilton Drummond - English poetry - 1811 - 204 pages
...ever since the deluge." , Keil has ably exposed the error of this idea, and shown that the present inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, being analogous to that of the other planets, is in the position, or nearly so, in which it was originally...
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Universal geography, or A description of all the parts of the world, Volume 1

Malthe Conrad Bruun - 1822
...such, the sphere would appear parallel. As the limits of the zones and of the climates depend upon the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, it is of importance to determine this inclination. We may easily discover it by observing at one and...
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Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 1

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1824
...such, the sphere would appear parallel. As the limits of the zones and of the climates depend upon the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, it is of importance to determine this inclination. We may easily discover it by observing at one and...
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Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 1

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1827
...such, the sphere would appear parallel. As the limits of the zones and of the climates depend upon the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, it is of importance to determine this inclination. We may easily discover it by observing at one and...
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