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The Sudan Almanac is a valuable official publication.
He was then for a short time in the Nautical Almanac office.
Grub Street elegies on the almanac maker were hawked about London.
He assisted in the preparation of the American Nautical Almanac for 1857.
Twentieth-Century Impressions of Natal (London, 1906) deals with the peoples, commerce, industries and resources of the colony; the Census of the Colony of Natal, April 1904 (Maritzburg, 1905) contains a large amount of authoritative information; The Natal Almanac is a directory and yearly register published at Maritzburg.Advertisement
In his Almanac for 1707 a Protestant alarmist and plot vaticinator styled John Partridge warned customers against rivals and impostors.
His planetary and solar tables were adopted by the Nautical Almanac, as well as by the Connaissance des temps.
In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.
It consists of a calendar and almanac, a catechism, hymns, many of them translations from the German, metrical versions of the Psalms, and a collection of ballads and satirical poems against the Catholic church and clergy.
The addresses of the secretaries of the various live-stock societies in the United Kingdom are published annually in the Live Stock Journal Almanac. The Maintenance of the Health of Live Stock.Advertisement
The parallax 8.5776" found by Encke was therefore accepted without question, and was employed in the Nautical Almanac from 1834 to 1869.
His name first appears in the Ladies' Diary (a poetical and mathematical almanac which was begun in 1704, and lasted till 1871) in 1764; ten years later he was appointed editor of the almanac, a post which he retained till 1817.
Swift, in his reply, abused him for his want of manners in giving a gentleman the lie, answered his arguments seriatim, and declared that the evidence of the publication of another almanac was wholly irrelevant, "for Gadbury, Poor Robin, Dove and Way do yearly publish their almanacs, though several of them have been dead since before the Revolution."
In 1838 he published a revision of the lunar theory, entitled Fundamenta nova investigationis, &c., and the improved Tables of the Moon based upon it were printed in 1857, at the expense of the British government, their merit being further recognized by a grant of 1000, and by their immediate adoption in the Nautical Almanac, and other Ephemerides.
Cleveland, in editing A Political Text-book (1860), and supervised for many years the annual issues of The Whig Almanac and The Tribune Almanac, comprising extensive political statistics.Advertisement
This important proposal, the germ of the Nautical Almanac, was approved of by the government, and under the care of Maskelyne the Nautical Almanac for 1767 was published in 1766.
While in gaol at Rochester he published the Caroline Almanac, the tone of which may be judged from its references to "Victoria Guelph, the bloody queen of England," and by the title given to the British cabinet of "Victoria Melbourne's bloody divan."
In 1877 he was appointed director of the American Nautical Almanac. office, a post which he held until March 1897.
This notice attracted Swift's attention, and in January 1708 he issued predictions for the ensuing year by Isaac Bickerstaff, written to prevent the people of England being imposed upon by vulgar almanac makers.
Airy then at length published an account of the circumstances, and Adams's memoir was printed as an appendix to the Nautical Almanac. A keen controversy arose in France and England as to the merits of the two astronomers.Advertisement
Nevil Mas kelyne, who succeeded him in 1764, set on foot, in 1767, the publication of the Nautical Almanac, and about the same time had an achromatic telescope fitted to the Greenwich M aske mural quadrant.
Plunkett, Ireland in the New Century (London, 1905); Filson Young, Ireland at the Cross-Roads (London, 1904); Thom's Almanac, published annually in Dublin, gives a very useful summary of statistics and other information.
In vain the wretched astrologer protested that he was alive, got a literary friend to write a pamphlet to prove it, and published his almanac for 1709.
As well as his annual almanac, he produced a series of astrological and prophetic pamphlets.
These web pages are one example; another is forthcoming The Astronomer's Diary, our first almanac on CD-ROM.Advertisement
The Almanac provides the yachtsman with all the data required to navigate Atlantic waters.
South East Louisiana has a magazine called Country Roads that has short stories in it from time to time, and a small magazine called Farwest Almanac serves Southern California.
A helpful guide to the process is David Savageau, author of The Places Rated Almanac, Retirement Places Rated, and World Retirement Places Rated.
Fowler (1903); De Morgan, Companion to the Almanac (1845); De Moleon, Voyages liturgiques (Paris, 1718).
This result was soon apparently confirmed by several other researches founded both on theory and observation, and so strong did the evidence appear to be that the value 8.95" was used in the Nautical Almanac from 1870 to 1881.Advertisement
On assuming the directorship of the Nautical Almanac he became very strongly impressed with the diversity existing in the values of the elements and constants of astronomy adopted by different astronomers, and the injurious effect which it exercised on the precision and symmetry of much astronomical work.
Besides this, 1 533 saw the publication of an almanac, the first of a long series which exists only in titles and fragments, and of the amusing Prognostication Pantagrueline (still, be it observed, Pantagrueline, not Gargantuine).
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The Astronomical Almanac reports the precessed right ascension of the object in hours, minutes and seconds for the epoch of observation.
The most common source of reference for many of the clergy is their obituary which would have been articled in the then diocesan almanac.Advertisement
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The Astronomical Almanac reports the galactic latitude of the object in decimal degrees.
The Astronomical Almanac reports the galactic longitude of the object in decimal degrees.
The Astronomical Almanac reports the ecliptic longitude of the object in decimal degrees.
We have a range of products for the cruising sailor, ranging from the Cruising Almanac to rugby shirts adorned with CA logos.Advertisement
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Hill, Newcomb's distinguished collaborator in the Nautical Almanac office, and thus was ' Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, vol.
A world almanac is useful for learning basic facts and recurring yearly events in countries, newsmakers and celebrities.
Their program ranked eighth on the Almanac of Architecture and Design's list of top interior design schools back in 2003.
Young people can also use the site's dictionary, thesaurus and almanac to obtain information about the sciences.Advertisement
Another list of jobs from the Jobs Rated Almanac, listed as the "Best Jobs", uses more comprehensive criteria such as income, environment, stress, physical demands and security.
Find out your planting zone from an almanac, or call a county extension agent/horticulturalist for your region.
Your local gardening center, regional garden guides or an almanac will estimate the best times for you to plant with the greatest accuracy.
The position of the sun above the Earth at any time can be found in a nautical almanac.