Mathematical and astronomical tables

Mathematical and astronomical tables

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... and geodetical operations, with an explanation of the tables, illustrated by numerous problems and examples. Example X. From the top of a hill I observed two mile-stones on a horizontal road, which ran straight from its bottom, and took their respective angles ... Example XIV. In order to know the height of a castle standing on a hill, I took the angle of elevation of the top of the castle above the horizontalanbsp;...

Title:Mathematical and astronomical tables
Publisher: - 1834


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