High-school Astronomy

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Sheldon & Company, 1872
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Page 168 - He telleth the number of the stars, and calleth them all by their names.
Page 10 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
Page 173 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Page 10 - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Page 170 - Lo, these are parts of his ways; but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Page 200 - ... thousand stars, compacted and wedged together in a round space, whose angular diameter does not exceed eight or ten minutes; that is to say, in an area not more than a tenth part of that covered by the moon.
Page 66 - The inclination of the Earth's axis to the plane of the ecliptic causes the equinoctial to depart 23 28
Page 21 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

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