|Title:||Astroscopium, or Two hemispheres, containing all the northern and southern constellations: projected upon the poles of the word [sic], according to the observations of Mr. Halley, which (by the help of a moveable horizon) are rendred serviceable in any latitude : the uses of which hemispheres are illustrated by variety of examples : whereunto is added, the antient poetical stories of the stars, shewing reasons why the several shapes and forms are pictures on the coelestical globes.|
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Astroscopium, or Two hemispheres, containing all the northern and southern constellations: projected upon the poles of the word [sic], according to the observations of Mr. Halley, which (by the help of a moveable horizon) are rendred serviceable in any latitude : the uses of which hemispheres are illustrated by variety of examples : whereunto is added, the antient poetical stories of the stars, shewing reasons why the several shapes and forms are pictures on the coelestical globes.
Lamb, Francis., Lea, Phillip, fl. 1683-1700., Hood, Thomas, fl. 1582-1598.
London: Phillip Lea, 1700.
THE DESCRIPTION AND USES OF THE HEMISPHERES.
I. Of the Fixed Part
II. Of the Moveable Parts.
THE USES OF THE HEMISPHERES.
Probl. 1. The day of the Month being given to find the Suns Place.
Probl. 2. The Suns Place in the Zodiack being given, to find the day of Month.
Probl. 3. The Place of the Sun in the Ecliptick being known, to find his Declination.
Probl. 4. The Suns Declination being given, to find his Place in the Ecliptick.
Probl. 5. The Place of the Sun being known, to find his Right Ascension.
Probl. 6. The Suns Diclination being given, to find his Amplitude.
Probl. 7. The Suns Declination given, to find the time of the Suns Rising and Setting.
Probl. 8. How to find the Right Ascension of any Star.
Probl. 9. To find the Declination of a Star.
Probl. 10. To find what Stars do never Set, but are always above the Horizon in any Latitude.
Probl. 11. To find the Longitude of any Star, or any Stars Place in the Ecliptick,
Probl. 12. To know what Stars shall be upon the Meridian at any Hour of the Night throughout the Year.
Probl. 13. To know what Stars will be upon the Meridian at Midnight, any Night in the Year.
Probl. 14. To know at what Hour of the Night any Star will be upon the Meridian.
Probl. 15. To find the difference of Longitude, or the Horary Distance of any two Stars.
Probl. 16. To find the Hour of the Night by the Stars.
Probl. 17. To find the Semidiurnal, or Seminocturnal Arch of any Star.
Probl. 18. To find the Amplitude, or the Point of the Com∣pass upon which any Star Riseth or Setteth.
Probl. 19. To find at what Hour any Star Riseth or Set∣teth.
Probl. 20. To know what time of the Year any Star in the Hemisphere will be upon the Meridian at 12 a Clock at Night.
Here follows the ANCIENT STORIES Of the several Stars and Constellations. Shewing the Poetical Reasons why such Various FIGURES are placed in HEAVEN.
And First, Of the Northern Constellations.
Secondly, Of the Southern Constellations.
Thirdly, Of the Zodiacal Constellations.