Sentence Examples

  • Radius, besides altitude and azimuth instruments.
  • In fact the modern equatorial, and the altitude and azimuth circle are astrolabes in the strictest and oldest meaning of the term; and Tycho in one of his astrolabes came so near the modern equatorial that it may be taken as the first of the kind.
  • Axis of a freely suspended magnet is observed; while, in the absence of a distant mark of which the azimuth is known, the geographical meridian is obtained from observations of the transit of the sun or a star.
  • The two verniers on the azimuth circle having been read, the magnet is then inverted, i.e.
  • The mean of all the readings of the verniers gives the reading on the azimuth circle corresponding to the magnetic meridian.