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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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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 800 pages
...meridian at a pivm hour of the night. — Bring the given star to the upper semicircle of the brass meridian, and set the index to the given hour ; then turn the glol>e, until the index points to twelve at noon, and the upper semicircle of the meridian will then...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 814 pages
...the cart A where it is either noon or midnight, or any other particular hour, at the same time. — Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and set the index of the horary circle at the hour of the day in that place. Then turn the globe till the index points...
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A grammar of modern geography. [With] Praxis

Aaron Arrowsmith - 1832 - 552 pages
...length of the day to oae must be equal ingth of the night at the same time to the other. PROBLEM VIII. The hour of the day at any place being given, to find...given place to the Brazen Meridian, and set the Index of the Horary Circle to the given Hour : then, turn the Globe until the place where the time is required...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 1

James Bell - Geography - 1832 - 738 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 the hour at which the index points will be the time...
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A grammar of general geography, by J. Goldsmith

sir Richard Phillips - 1834 - 250 pages
...find what hour it is in any other place. Rule, — Bring the place at which the hour is given to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour ; then turn the globe till the other place comes to the meridian, and the index will show the required time.f * By the revolution...
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An Abridgement of Universal Geography, Modern and Ancient

Adriano Balbi - Atlases - 1835 - 580 pages
...JVeic York, to find what hour it is in any other part of the world.—Bring the given place, to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour; then turn the globe till the other place come to the meridian, and the hour at which the index points will be the time...
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Optics ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1839 - 554 pages
...side be mentioned. PROBLEM IX. 'I'hc hour of the day at any place being given, tofind what o'clock it then is at any other place. Bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and sel tlie index to the given hour; then turn the globe, until ilie place where the hour is required...
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A Pictorial Geography of the World: Comprising a System of Universal ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Geography - 1841 - 516 pages
....Veto York, to▀nd trhul hour it is in any other part of the trorld. — liring the given place, to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour ; then turn the globe till the other place come to the meridian, and the hour at which the index points will be the time...
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Lessons on the globes

T H. Howe - 1842 - 462 pages
...a given place is situated. Having the pole elevated, as before, for the sun's greatest declination, bring the given place to the brazen meridian, and set the index to 12 : give the globe its eastward rotation, and the number of quarter-hours past 6 at which the given...
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Astronomy and the use of the Globes

James MIDDLETON (F.G.S.) - 1848 - 262 pages
...which is of the opposite name to the declination, equal to that amount. Bring the given place to the meridian, and set the index to the given hour ; then turn the globe till the index points to midnight ; and to all places then above the horizon, the eclipse is visible....
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