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" An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the earth and... "
Elements of Astronomy with Numerous Examples and Examination Papers - Página 173
por George W. Parker - 1902 - 233 páginas
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The Children's Companion

M. Berquin (Arnaud) - 1854 - 143 páginas
...in its revolution round the earth ; and the same time exactly to perform her revolution on her axis. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon, between the sun and the earth. An eclipse of the moon takes place when the earth is between the sun and the moon. If the sun,...
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The Solar System: With Moral and Religious Reflections in Reference to the ...

Thomas Dick - 1854 - 235 páginas
...few minutes, when the moon passes near the extremity of the shadow. SEC. II. ON ECLIPSES OF THE SUN. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the body of the moon between the sun and the earth, when she throws a shadow over a certain portion of...
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A biblical dictionary

James Austin Bastow - 1859
...mind ; and that deliverance from it is the greatest of all good, as well as the highest duty. ECLIPSE. An eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the new moon between the earth and the sun, thus intercepting the sun's light from the earth either totally...
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Translation of the Súrya siddhánta by B.D. Sástri, and of the Siddhánta ...

Sūryasiddhānta, Bhāskara Āchārya - 1861
...the full moon, the conjunction of the Earth's shadow and the Moon must happen at the same time ; and an Eclipse of the Sun is caused by the interposition of the Moon between the Earth and the Sun, and the conjunction of the Sun and Moon in like manner must happen at the new moon,...
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Popular and mathematical astronomy, with the principal formulæ of plane and ...

William Thomas Read - 1862
...are total when the whole of the eclipsed body is covered, and partial when only a part is covered. 7. An eclipse of the Sun is caused by the interposition of the Moon between the Earth and that body. 8. If the eclipse be total, then the apex or point of the shadow must fall behind...
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A Treatise on Astronomy, Spherical and Physical: With Astronomical Problems ...

William Augustus Norton - 1867 - 558 páginas
...minute spaces. ECLIPSES OF THE SUN. 331. I, и ni MI «MI-. Frustum and Coue. An eclipse of the eun is caused by the interposition of the moon between the sun and earth ; whereby the whole, or part of the sun's light, is prevented from falling upon certain parts...
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The Elements of Astronomy: Designed for Academies and High Schools

1870 - 254 páginas
...law becomes rigorously true. CHAPTER IX. ECLIPSES OF THE MOON. — ECLIPSES OF THE SUN. 213. Cause of Eclipses. — An eclipse of the sun is caused by the...interposition of the moon between the sun and the earth. It can therefore only occur when the moon is in conjunction with the sun — that is, at the...
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Aristotle, Volumen1

George Grote - 1872
...that it cotild 30-p. 89, a. 10. not be otherwise. To the philosopher Ibid. p. 89, a. 11-b. 6. Thai eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon was to the astronomer Hipparchus scientilic Kpikurus it was Opinion ; for he thought that it might...
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Aristotle, Volumen1

George Grote - 1872
...to a close.0 " Analyt. Post. I. xxxiii. p. 88, b. 30-p. 89, a. 10. " Ibid. p. 89, a. 11-b. 6. That eclipse of the sun is caused by the interposition of the moon was to the astronomer Hipparchus scientific Cognition ; for he saw that it coiiU not be otherwise....
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Picturesque science, for the young

Picturesque science - 1880
...eclipses ; but, properly speaking, what we usually understand by solar eclipses are those which are caused by the interposition of the moon between the sun and the earth. Solar eclipses of this description always happen at the time of new moon ; that is, when the...
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