Nautical words



Download 2.28 Mb.
Page60/963
Date29.06.2021
Size2.28 Mb.
#147476
1   ...   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   ...   963
Artificial Projection. Projection, of surface or sphere to a plane, in which fixed laws are evident but which entails distortion and alteration of perspective shape of area projected. Ascending Node. Node in which Moon or planet passes to north­ward of Ecliptic.

Ascension 23 Astern

Ascension. Formerly: was arc of Equinoctial intercepted between east point of horizon and First Point of Aries when a heavenly body was rising. Was qualified as 'right ascension' when referred to an observer at Equator, 'oblique ascension' when referred to an observer away from Equator. The latter term has lapsed.


Download 2.28 Mb.

Share with your friends:
1   ...   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   ...   963




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2022
send message

    Main page