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" С ; and it is equal to the mean when the node is in the colure of the solstices. This change of the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic... "
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp - Página 249
por Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
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Key to the Geology of the Globe: An Essay, Designed to Show that the Present ...

Richard Owen - 1857 - 256 páginas
...angles to the present plane * Exact calculations (see Mrs. Somerville's Physical Geography, p. 16) make the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic 23° 27' 34.69"; but for practical geological estimates, we may be permitted, temporarily, to disregard...
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A System of Physical Geography: Containing a Description of the Natural ...

David M. Warren - 1863 - 92 páginas
...The succession of the seasons is the result of the annual revolution of the earth round the sun, and of the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic. The angle of inclination is about 23} degrees. It thus follows that the axis of the earth, though it...
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Religion and Chemistry: A Re-statement of an Old Argument

Josiah Parsons Cooke (Jr.) - 1864 - 331 páginas
...plants, are intimately associated with the succession of the seasons, and this in its turn depends on the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, and on the great primary laws by which this axis is constantly maintained in a position parallel to...
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Geological Magazine, Volumen2;Volumen4;Volumen14

Henry Woodward - 1877
...perpendicular to the plane of its orbit is 23° 51', which in a similar way is somewhat greater than the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, which is 23° 27' 24". So that in both respects Mars offers a slight exaggeration of the conditions...
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The Cottage Cyclopedia of History and Biography: A Copious Dictionary of ...

Edward M. Pierce - 1867 - 1004 páginas
...antiquity; the first who measured a degree of the meridian, and the first who accurately determined the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic. He flourished at Alexandria, and died nc 196, aged eighty. ERFURT, in Thuringia, belonging to Prussia,...
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Elements of Astronomy: Designed as a Text-book for Academies, Seminaries ...

John Davis - 1867 - 343 páginas
...of December? 3. Do these points belong to the orbit of the earth? From what do they result ? What is the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic? Is the earth's axis always parallel to itself? During what portion of the year does the sun appear...
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The Cambridge Course of Elementary Physics: Astronomy. Part third, Parte3

William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - 1868 - 308 páginas
...through the earth's centre, and its intersection with the celestial sphere is called the ecliptic. The inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic gives rise to the change of seasons and the change in the relative length of day and night. TWILIGHT....
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Nature, Volumen71

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1905
...being selfexplanatory ; in fact, the latter are as bad as it seems possible for illustrations to be. to the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, or to altitudes at noon. On p. n we read : — " By refraction we mean the property of the atmosphere...
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Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy: Based on the Doctrine of Evolution, with ...

John Fiske - 1874 - 988 páginas
...all the branches of molecular physics, but also with astronomy, since climatic rhythms depend upon the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, and more remotely upon the variations in that inclination known as precession and nutation. It is for...
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Outlines of cosmic philosophy, based on the doctrine of evolution ..., Volumen1

John Fiske - 1874
...all the branches of molecular physics, but also with astronomy, since climatic rhythms depend upon the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, and more remotely upon the variations in that inclination known as precession and nutation. It is for...
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