The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 7

The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...the 21st. Motion 38' 39" retrograde; on the nth, at 3:34 p.m., 3 09' south of the moon. Neptune.--Motion to the 5th, 15" retrograde, the rest of the month, io' 15" direct; on the 2nd, at 2:01 a. m., 30 39' north of the moon; on the 5th, at 7:00 a. m., stationary; on the 13th, at 9:00 p. m., 900 east of the sun. On the 1st, has 170 21' 39" north declination; on the same date, rises at 11:43a. m., sets the next day, at 1:47 a. m.; on the nth, rises at 11:04 a-ni., sets at 1:08 a. m., on the 12th; and rises at 10:25 a.m. on the 21st, and sets at 12:29 a. m., on the 22nd. Eclipses.--A partial eclipse of the moon occurs on the 8th, beginning at 2:41 a. m., and ending at 7:23 a. m., a few minutes after the moon sets. An annular eclipse of the sun occurs on the 22nd, beginning at 6:41 p. in., and ending at 12:26 on the morning of the 23rd. As the sun will be below Out horizon during the time of the eclipse, it is evident that the phenomenon will be invisible to us; but it will be visible in the South Pacific Ocean, on the western coast of South America, a small portion of the Carribean Sea, and the southeastern corner of Australia. Occultations ( Moon ).--The principal occultations for the month are: On the ist.y Taurt, beginning at 11:48 p.m.; on the 2nd, Gamma Tauri, beginning at 9:39 and ending at 10:38 p. m.; and on the 9th, Rho Virginis, beginning at 6:33 a. m. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. FIFTY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON WARREN'S 'RECREATION IN ASTRONOMY." PART I. 1. Q. What is the original form of matter? A. Gas. 2. Q. With what two properties is matter endowed? A. Gravitation, or the power of attraction; and inertia, or the power of continuing in its present state whether it be of rest or motion. 3. Q. What are the two laws of...show more

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  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,334g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236499638
  • 9781236499639