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" The longitude of a heavenly body is the arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries and the circle of latitude passing... "
Definitions in Astronomy and Navigation Made Easy - Página 17
por John Bradley Harbord - 1865 - 29 páginas
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The Elements of Astronomy: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

Samuel Vince - 1811 - 260 páginas
...measured upon a secondary to the equator drawn through the body. 39. The longitude of a star is an arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of aries and a secondary to the ecliptic passing through the star, measured according to the order of the signs....
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A Complete System of Astronomy, Volumen1

Samuel Vince - 1814 - 602 páginas
...equator, measured upon a secondary to it drawn through the body. 39. The Longitude of a star is an arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of aries and a secondary to the ecliptic passing through the body, measured according to the order of the signs....
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The Scientific Library; Or, Repository of Useful and Polite Literature ...

Thomas Smith - 1818 - 158 páginas
...reckoned from the ecliptic towards its pole, either north or south. Longitude of a Star, is an arch of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries, and the circle of latitude which passes through the star. This is reckoned eastward only. The elevation of the pole above the...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - 1820 - 472 páginas
...measured upon a secondary to the equator drawn through the body. (39.) The Longitude of a star is an arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries and a secondary to the ecliptic passing through the star, measured according to the order of the signs....
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volumen3

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 852 páginas
...listen to my lays. Sbenitmefi Economy. AUX, in astronomy, see AUGF.S. Some use nux to denote the arch of the ecliptic, intercepted between the first point of Aries, and the point wherein the sun, or a planet, is at its greatest distance from the cnrth. AUXENTIUS, bishop of...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volumen3

1834 - 578 páginas
...ecliptic, the arc of this circle between the bod/ and the ecliptic Is called the latitude of the body, and the arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries, and the intersection of the secondary with the ecliptic, is called the longitude of the body. The place of...
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A Popular Grammar of the Elements of Astronomy: Adapted to the Use of ...

Thomas Squire - 1836 - 332 páginas
...geocentric latitude, and from the sun, heliocentric latitude. 23. The longitude of a heavenly body is an arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries and a secondary to the ecliptic passing through the body. It is heliocentric longitude when seen from the...
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The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy

John Hymers - 1840 - 386 páginas
...south from 0° to 90°. The Sun moving in the Ecliptic has no Latitude. The Longitude of a star is the arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries and a secondary to the ecliptic passing through the star; and • is measured, like right ascension, from...
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The New American Practical Navigator; Being an Epitome of Navigation ...

Nathaniel Bowditch - 1846 - 854 páginas
...secondary to it passing through the object. The longitude of a star or any celestial object is art arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first point of Aries, and a secondary to the ecliptic, passing through the body, measured according to the order of the signs....
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Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: For the Use of British Seamen

James Inman - 1849 - 302 páginas
...celestial concave, intercepted between this place and the ecliptic. The longitude of a heavenly body is the arc of the ecliptic intercepted between the first...Aries and the circle of latitude passing through the place of the body — measuring on the ecliptic from west through south to east, or in direction of...
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