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Książki Książki 110 z 10 na temat Tahiti to observe the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun, which....
" Tahiti to observe the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun, which was due to take place in 1769. "
Moon Handbooks South Pacific - Strona 112
autor: David Stanley - 2004 - Liczba stron: 1136
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Report of the Secretary for Public Instruction ...

Queensland. Department of Public Instruction - 1890
...Reader :— (i.) "The Mercury, a vessel that formed part of the squadron sent against Quebec." (ii.) "The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun." (iii.) " Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene." (iv.) "The story is well...
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A History of the Pacific Islands

Ian C. Campbell - 1989 - Liczba stron: 239
...amongst other things, would assist navigators to fix their longitude more accurately. In particular, the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the Sun was to be observed, to provide information to assist the calculation of the distances between the Earth,...
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To Go Upon Discovery: James Cook and Canada, from 1758-1779

Victor Suthren - 2000 - Liczba stron: 224
...astronomical observers to a point in the Pacific Ocean below the Equator, there to observe the phenomenon of the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun. An accurate observation of this event would have significance not only for the pure abstraction of...
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The Life of Matthew Flinders

Miriam Estensen - 2002 - Liczba stron: 538
...the Council of the Royal Society, with the cooperation of the Admiralty, for the purpose of observing the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun, and to the ship's complement were added well-equipped scientists, artists and assistants. The astronomical...
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Australia in a Nutshell: A Narrative History

Frank G. Clarke - 2003 - Liczba stron: 400
...prestigious Royal Society — to Tahiti where they could observe the rare astronomical phenomenon of the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun. The British Admiralty, however, refused to allow the expedition to be commanded by Alexander Dalrymple,...
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Fossils, Finches, and Fuegians: Darwin's Adventures and Discoveries on the ...

R. D. Keynes - 2003 - Liczba stron: 428
...Seas in 1768 to 1771 - in the course of which Cook discovered Australia - was to observe at Tahiti the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun due to take place in 1769, but then not again until 1874. This was an important observation for determination...
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Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia

William James Mills - 2003 - Liczba stron: 797
...James Clark Ross's expedition of 1839-1843, proposed an expedition to Victoria Land to coincide with the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun in either 1873 or 1881. Despite enthusiastic backing from the British Astronomer Royal, the necessary...
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Weighing the Soul: Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre

Len Fisher - 2004 - Liczba stron: 248
...distance The distance was finally worked out in 1769 by a method suggested by Halley, which was to time the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the Sun as it passed between the Sun and Earth. Captain James Cook stopped off at Tahiti to do the experiment...
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Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy 6

Andre Heck - 2006 - Liczba stron: 351
...in which 350 visitors (including 60 local schoolchildren) attended presentations and used telescopes to observe the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the Sun. Meanwhile, detailed plans for a new visitor centre are being put together ready for submission to appropriate...
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Every where ..., Tomy 25-26

Will Carleton - 1909
...an enterprise planned to send an expedition to the Pacific Ocean, in order to watch and report upon the transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun — an event which was to take place on the 3d of June, 1769. One thing occurred that was not owing...
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