Mansill's Almanac of Meteorology, and Planetary Phenomena and New System of Science

Mansill's Almanac of Meteorology, and Planetary Phenomena and New System of Science

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...snow storm at Decatur, 111., on the 17th. Earthquakes at Yokahama, Japan, on the Kith and 18th. Earthquake at San Jose de Casta Rica, C. A., on the 18th. A violent storm at Memphis, Tenn., on the 21st and 22d. There wa6 a longitudinal line between Mercury and Neptune on the 15th, Mercury and Venus on the 18th, Mercury and Saturn in conjunction on the 15th. Mercury in ascending node on the! 16th, Venus in conjunction with the Moon on the 17th, and Jupiter in conjunction with the Moon on the 19th, Mercury in perihelion on the 20th. There was an earthquake In Persia on the 22nd, destroying several villages and killing many people. The Moon was in conjunction with Saturn on the 22nd, and there were very many planetary phenomena between the 15th and 26th. It was snowing and very cold at Liverpool, Eng., on the 25th. Saturn was in its conjunction with the Sun on the 26th. DATA FOR APRIL. 1879. Earthquakes at San Jose de Costa Rica, C. A., on the 3d and 4th. A snow storm in Michigan the 3d, and a violent (Continued on 7ioentt/-/ourtn Page.) The above shows about the position of the Planets on the 24th of April, 1880. There are no oppositions in April, May, June or July, 1880--or from March 28th to August 4th. By the same rule we say, 3x3=9x3=27, the cube of 3; or 4x4=16x4=64, the cube of 4, and 5x5=25x5=125, the cube of 5; also, 10x10=100x10=1000, the cube of 10, etc. Now in plauetary motious, distances, nud densities, etc., if we increase the length of the time of one planetary orbital revolution around the sun by 8 times its original time, we must increase its distance by 4 times, and divide its motion by 2, or reduce its motion to one half the original motion, or vice versa, we divide time by 8, and distance by 4, and increase motion by 2, .
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797043
  • 9781236797049