Results of Meteorological Observations Made at the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

Results of Meteorological Observations Made at the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ... 36.49 34-32 34.32 34-3 34-31 34-30 34.29 34.29 34.29 34.29 34.29 34.28 34.28 34.28 34.28 34-27 34-27 34-27 34.27 34.26 34.26 34.26 34.25 34-25 34-25 34.25 MEAN RIGHT ASCENSIONS OF STARS USED FOR FINDING THE CLOCK AND MERIDIAN ERRORS IN THE YEAR 1848. m. s. 56 11.14 20 7.10 31 56-59 33 2.10 37 12.88 0 16.42 6 38.50 24 48.30 52 42.59 6 1.08 13 17-93 41 18.22 42 46.81 56 58.80 12 8.04 14 24.50 33 57-7 48 54.66 17 11.55 21 0.80 47 26.87 4 47.83 8 43.85 10 53.65 38 20.96 8 50.12 28 50.00 36 47.10 51 21.26 56 36.35 6 23.07 8 4.50 15 12.85 15 13.00 22 26.78 28 23.48 42 25.17 54 8.57 1 39.86 8 21.19 11 53.81 12 56.65 27 52.83 35 58.00 CLEMENTS USED IN THE REDUCTION OF THE TRANSIT OBSERVATIONS. 61 TABLE OF CLOCK ERRORS USED IN THE REDUCTION OF THE TRANSIT OBSERVATIONS. February 16. Index Cor. 4 o'.S; Run 4 o'-5; thin clouds all the night; the stars ha2y. Deg. 41.0 Deg. 34.0 19.4 20.1 31.1 37-i 14.0 35-5 55-2 36.2 53-3 3.6 24.6 14.0 52.2 24.3 55.0 31-5 i6,5 February 17. Index Cor. + o'.8; Run 4-o-5; the stars flickering and small; after the Observation of a2 Cancri, put the Clock back one minute. 8 Unsteady. 9 Very ha2y. 10 Semi-diam.--15' 26. 3; Par. + 33' 26'. 1; observed 2' after Meridian passage; a correction--o'. 19 was applied to the Observation. 11 Semi-diam. 4-16' 12'. 1; Parallax 4-7'.7; unsteady. 18 Faint. 33 Semi-diam.--15' 18'.1; Par. 4-35' 12'.3; very unsteady; observed 4'.0 after Meridian passage; a correction--o'.50 was applied to the Observation. March 4--14. Index Cor. + 1.1; Run + '0. March 14. The stars small and unsteady. 11 12 13 15 16 i7 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 3' 32 Deg. 45.0 44-5 95iGr Polaris.... S.P. 35742 28.0 59 12 16.3 35 51 42.3 11.4 0.3 10.0 9.6 8.2 7-5 0.1 14.4 15.6 9-5 1.2 3 7.0 1.2 1-5 41.2...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236871782
  • 9781236871787