equinoctial


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Synonyms for equinoctial

the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles

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1990: 250-1 shot Equinoctial won at Kelso to confound the bookies and go into the record books as the longestpriced horse ever to win a race in UK.
Occasionally, backed by an equinoctial gale, it musters enough enthusiasm to flood the coastal road.
abcd) Equinoctial Technological University, Santo Domingo Campus Department of Enterprise and Business, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Ecuador
The longest-ever priced winner was Equinoctial who was a 250-1 chance when he won a novice hurdle at Kelso in November 1990.
Louis Rams winning the 1999 Super Bowl was 300-1, and Equinoctial winning the 2.
Indeed, Humboldt's 34-volume Voyage to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent also inspired thinkers and scientists like Charles Lyell, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Henry David Thoreau, and John Muir, and indirectly, the rest of us.
Author Isla de San Pablo Isla de los tiburones (or Pedro) Maximilianus 'almost reached the 'almost reached the Transylvanus tropic' tropic' Peter Martyr 'crossed the 'crossed the equinoctial line' equinoctial line' Antonio 15[degrees]S 9[degrees]S Pigafetta Francisco 161/4[degrees]S 102/3[degrees]S Albo Companion of 18[degrees]S 14[degrees]S Odoardo Barbosa Genovese 18-19[degrees]S 13-14[degrees]S Pilot Table 3: Dieppe works that show island groups in the south-west Pacific Work Type Groups shown Jean Rotz 1542 atlas, double Northeastern, hemisphere world map Southern Pierre Desceliers mappemonde Northwestern, 1546 Northeastern, Southern Pierre Desceliers mappemonde Northwestern 1550 * Anonymous Harleian mappemonde Northwestern, c.
In contrast, the absolute depth of the ASL has a semiannual form, with the lowest pressures in the equinoctial seasons, since this is the dominant cycle observed in the MSLP fields in the Antarctic coastal zone (Turner et al.
Alexander de Humboldt, Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial regions of the New Continent, During the Years 1799-1804 xiii n* (Helen Maria Williams trans.
The science behind this is not fully understood, but the two equinoctial periods in spring and autumn tend to produce an increase in aurora compared with winter and summer.
37) While Martins focuses primarily on Darwin's work, such plurality is also apparent in the writing of Alexander von Humboldt, who later inspired Darwin and whose Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent had been translated into English and was widely read in the early nineteenth century.
In turn, these variations would have been modulated by the orbital parameters equinoctial precession and eccentricity.
He attempted to identify which section of a given constellation corresponded to a textual description and, using the known rate of the equinoctial precession, calculated backwards to obtain the exact date of the observation.
Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent.
The first naksatra of the Vedic calendar, the Pleiades, was closest to the equinoctial point in 2240 B.