A very good way to tell the position of Polaris as to being either west or east of the meridian, is accomplished by ... h. m. Time of observation May 9, 8h 56m.4, or May 8 32 56.4 h. m. From Table V, U. C, May 1 22 45.7 Reduction to May 8 27.
|Title||:||Manual of Surveying Instructions for the Survey of the Public Lands of the United States and Private Land Claims|
|Author||:||United States. General Land Office|