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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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Stewart's extra subjects. Physical geography. 1st (-3rd) year

Stewart W. and co - 1884
...Holding he globe by means of the needle at the north pole, incline it a little to the right. This shows the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic. Looking down on the globe, you see that exactly half the Arctic circle is in the light and half in...
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Stewart's geographical reading-book. Standard 5,6

Stewart W. and co - 1884
...Holding the globe by means of the needle at the north pole, incline it a little to the right. This shows the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic. Looking down on the globe, you see that exactly half the Arctic circle is in the light, and half in...
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Man: Fragments of Forgotten History

1885 - 165 páginas
...mathematical reasoning, and they may perhaps reject this statement with scorn, but the fact is that the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic undergoes a secular change,* and future discoveries will support our position. The geologist, whose...
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Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy Based on the Doctrines of Evolution ..., Volumen1

John Fiske - 1890 - 465 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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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volumen4

1890
...year, or 365 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes, which implies an average velocity of 66,000 miles per hour. The inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic is 23° 28', and the variations from this value are scarcely perceptible. The most important of the...
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The Detroit Journal Year-book

Detroit journal - 1890
...season. This is called "the equation of time." This disagreement between dials and clocks is caused by the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic and its unequal movement in its orbit, causing slight irregularity of the solar day. STOP coughing...
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Har-Moad: Or the Mountain of the Assembly : a Series of Archeological ...

Orlando Dana Miller - 1891 - 445 páginas
...the present direction, the celestial pole would be about 47° distant from its position to-day, and the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic would be the opposite to its present inclination. The position of the earth in its orbit, that now...
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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE NEW EDITION ...

ROBERT CHAMBERS - 1892
...implies an average velocity of 66,000 miles per hour. movements of the Earth.—The fact that the earth The inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic is 23° 28', and the variations from this value are scarcely perceptible. The most important of the...
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Preliminary inquiries. Primitive estate of the races

John Clark Ridpath - 1897
...solstice, and that our aphelion approximates the summer solstice. This is to say that when, owing to the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, the sun has receded far to the south in midwinter — when the days thereby have been reduced to a...
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Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive ..., Volumen1

John Clark Ridpath - 1897
...solstice, and that our aphelion approximates the summer solstice. This is to say that when, owing to the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic, the sun has receded far to the south in midwinter — when the days thereby have been reduced to a...
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