## Results of Astronomical and Meteorological Observations |

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Angles of Position Apparent Error Aquarii Aquilæ Arietis Assumed value Assumed zero Barograph Barom bluish Boötis Cancri Capricorni Cephei 51 Hev cession in N.P.D. Ceti Circle Cloudy Comet Concluded Scale Readings depends on Lacaille determining stars Distances from Zero Eridani Error of Tabular Geminorum Greenwich Mean Groomb Groombridge h. m. div Heliometer Herculis Hydræ Inches July 10 Q July 14 July 28 June 11 June 23 June 9 Leonis Libræ Mags Mean Monthly Mean N.P.D. Mean R.A. Mean Readings Measures in Arc Name of Star Nautical Almanac Number of Obs Observatory Obsr Ophiuchi Orionis Overcast Pegasi Perigee Piscium Polar Diameter Polaris S.P. RADCLIFFE OBSERVATIONS RADCLIFFE OBSERVATORY Readings of Measures Reflexion Right Ascensions Sagittarii Scale Divisions Sept Serpentis Showers Sidereal Tauri unsteady Ursa Minoris Ursa Minoris S.P. Virginis wires yellow Zero in Scale zero of position-circle

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Page 1 - Equation for expressing in the usual periodic formulas the reading at any hour of the day reckoned from noon, in terms of the mean value and the hour of the day. The principal maximum values, both positive and negative, for each month as derived from the forementioned equation are as follows : — Month.

Page xli - A weighted arithmetic mean is obtained by multiplying each value by some non-negative weight before summation and then dividing the sum of the products by the sum of the weights.

Page xxvii - HUBBAKD has given a very simple table by which the values of log A, log B, log C, and log D as given in the Tab.

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