| Henry William Jeans - 1868 - 228 pages
...point of Aries over the same meridian. It begins when the first point of Aries is on the meridian. **The apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the** sun's center over the same meridian. It begins when that point is on the meridian. 42. The length of... | |
| William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - 1868 - 328 pages
...42.) A sidereal day is the interval between two successive transits of a star across the meridian. The **solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun** across the meridian. (15.) The solar days are of unequal length. The ordinary civil day is the average... | |
| William Thomas Read - 1869 - 176 pages
...apparent or true Sun. 31. Sidereal time is the westerly hour angle of the 1st point of aries. 32. An **apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the** true Sun across the same meridian. 33. A mean solar day is the interval between two successive transits... | |
| Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1869 - 450 pages
...taken from 90', is tho polar distance. EXAMPLES. LAT. DECLI N N 8 N S 8 TO FIND THE EQUATION OF TIME. **APPARENT SOLAR DAY, is the interval between two successive transits of the** actual sun's centre over the same meridian ; it begins when that point is on the meridian. The apparent... | |
| Elias Loomis - 1870 - 274 pages
...time, corresponds to July 3d, 21 hours of astronomical time. 117. Apparent Time and Mean Time. — An **apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the** sun's centre over the same meridian. Apparent time is time reckoned in apparent solar days, while mean... | |
| John William Colenso - 1871 - 238 pages
...= } pt., congius = 6 seatf. = 3 qts., modius = 2 gals., araa = 3 gals., amphora = 6 gals. A •SWor **Day is the interval between two successive transits of the Sun over the** meridian of any place ; but, from several causes, this interval is continually varying, though slightly,... | |
| Henry Evers - 1873 - 152 pages
...and the circle of declination passing over the place of the mean sun. 50. Apparent Solar Day. — An **apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun over the same meridian.** 51. Apparent Time is time measured and indicated by the apparent or true sun. It may also be defined... | |
| Thomas W. Piper - 1874 - 352 pages
...is a MEAN SOLAR DAY, -which is the mean, or average, of all the apparent solar days in the year. An **apparent solar day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun over the** meridian of any place. NB— The Common or Civil Tear contains 365 of these days, but the Solar Tear,... | |
| Alfred Wilks Drayson - 1874 - 346 pages
...revolution, the star will be brought on once oftener. We define a solar day as the interval of time **between two successive transits of the sun over the same meridian, and** a siderial day as the interval between two successive transits of a star over the same meridian, and... | |
| Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1875 - 416 pages
...12 Л2 12 Г 2 N. . ., S 6i Л9 it K l Í or 77 102 48 ii a 5» TO FIND THE EQUATION OF TIME. 274. **Apparent Solar Day is the interval between two successive transits of the** actual sun's centre over the same meridian; it begins when that point is on the meridian. The apparent... | |
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