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" The true cause of the variation of the seasons consists in the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of its orbit; or, in other words, to the ecliptic. "
Dokladny slownik polsko-angielski i angielsko-polski - Page 225
by Alexander Chodźko - 1851
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A System of the Mathematics: Containing the Euclidean Geometry ..., Volume 2

James Hodgson - 1723
...min. 57 fee- and the Right Afcenfion 55 deg. 17 rain. 03 fec,┐┐ The Obliquity of the Ecliptic, or the Inclination of the Axis of the Earth to the Plane of the Ecliptic, is the Principal Poftulatum upon which all the Calculations and Conclusions relating to the Sun, Moon,...
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An Introduction to the True Astronomy: Or, Astronomical Lectures Read in the ...

John Keill - 1739 - 396 pages
...thofe Circles. Let it meet with the Ecliptick in A ; the Arch PA will meafure the Angle PCH, which is the Inclination of the Axis of the Earth to the Plane of the Ecliptick; that is, it will be 66 J. Degrees ; and therefore the'-Arch EP, which is its Complement...
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Philosophia Britannica: Or, A New & Comprehensive System of the Newtonian ...

Benjamin Martin - 1747
...Points E and P Fig. i. draw the great Circle EPA, meeting the Ecliptic AL in A ; the Arch PA mcafures the Inclination of 'the Axis of the Earth to the Plane of the Ecliptic, tax. the Angle PCH, which is found by Obfervation to be about 66░ 30', and therefore ib Complemental...
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Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts: Illustrated with ...

William Nicholson - 1797
...autumn, and all the variety of the fenfons, are produced by the fimple and admirable contrivance of the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic ; yet this mechanical difpofition would not have been alone fuffkient to produce that gradual change...
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Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical, Volume 2

Benjamin Graf von Rumford - 1798
...produced in a manner at the fame time the moft fimple and the rhoft ftupendous (by the inclma╗ tion of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic) ; yet this mechanical contrivance alone would not have been fufficient (as I fhall endeavour to fhow)...
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons. Preceded by ...

Philip Doddridge, Job Orton - 1803
...subject to diseases and death; besides those arising from the asperities of the surface of our globe, and the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic; they are most of them so evidently weak, and capable of being retorted as beauties rather than defects...
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Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chemistry ..., Volume 2

George Gregory - 1808
...on the other side of the equator from which he is retiring. It is easy, therefore, to see that it is the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of the ecliptic, and its constant parallelism, which occasion the change of the seasons. The sun being of all the heavenly...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes, Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - 1811 - 346 pages
...and nights at the equator are always equal. Thus, the different seasons are clearly accounted for, by the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of its orbit,* combined with the parallel motion of that axis. CHAPTER V. Of the Origin of Springs and...
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The Polyanthos

1814
...conclude, that the vicissitudes of the seasons, and the inequalities of day and night, are caused by the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of hs orbit. We, who have the happiness of being plated in a pleasant region of the temperate zone, can...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes: Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - 1819 - 352 pages
...and nights at the equator are always equal. Thus the different seasons are clearly accounted for, by the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of its orbit,* •combined with the parallel motion of that axis. CHAP. V. Of the Origin of Springs and...
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