|Author:||Holland, R. (Richard), 1596-1677.|
|Title:||Notes shewing how to get the angle of parallax of a comet or other phænomenon at two observations to be taken in any one station or place of the earth and thereby the distance from the earth / by R. Holland.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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Notes shewing how to get the angle of parallax of a comet or other phænomenon at two observations to be taken in any one station or place of the earth and thereby the distance from the earth / by R. Holland.
Holland, R. (Richard), 1596-1677.
Oxford: Printed by L. Lichfield for Richard Davis, 1668.
Running title: Of the parallax.
Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE READER.
Of the Parallax
To find the Altitude of the Pole by Observation.
Proportion between the Two Arches of Parallax.
To Separate the Arches of Parallax, when the summe of them is given.
But if the Difference of Two Parallaxes be given.
Situation of a Comet.
If the Comet doth Rise and Set.
If the Comet be under, or be∣low the Equinoctial.
For the distance from the Cen∣ter of the Earth.