## Book Details

**Title:**A system of the mathematics, containing the Euclidean geometry, plane and spherical trigonometry; the projection of the sphere, both orthographic and stereographic, astronomy, the Use of the Globes and Navigation: The Manner of Computing the Appulses of the Moon to the Fixed Stars, and their Occultations by the Interposition of Her Body, very useful for determining the Difference of Longitude between Places. With an Account of the several Methods Proposed and made Use of, by the most celebrated Astronomers for ascertaining the same. New Solar Tables, with their Construction and Use. Tables of the Sun's Place, Right Ascension, Declination, Equation of Natural Days for every Four Years; with Tables of Variation to make them serve for a Hundred Years to come; and a Catalogue of the Right-Ascensions, Declinations, &c. of the most Eminent Fixed Stars: Deduced from the Flamstedian Observations. The Construction of the Meridional Parts, Logarithms, Sines, Tangents and Secants, both Natural and Artificial, by the Newtonian Series. With an Account of the Cycles, Periods, Epoch's, Epacts, Kalendars, &c. Also A Table of Meridional Parts for every Degree and Minute of Latitude to the Ten Thousandth Place in Decimals, calculated de Novo Together with a Large and very Useful Table of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places; the whole being designed for the Use of the Mathematical School, founded by King Charles II. ... . By James Hodgson, Master of the Royal Mathematical School in Christ's Hospital, and Fellow of the Royal Society.**Authors(s):****Date Published:**1723**Place Published:**London**Publisher:**printed for Thomas Page, William and Fisher Mount, at the Postern on Tower-Hill**Subject:**Medicine, Science and Technology**ESTCID:**T111825**Number of Ornaments:**112

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