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" Capricorn; because the sun, at the respective solstices, is situated in the division, or signs of the ecliptic so denominated. Of these signs there are twelve, each occupying 30° of its circumference. They commence at the vernal equinox, and are named... "
Astronomy - Page 194
by sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
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The diarian miscellany: consisting of all the useful and ..., Volume 1

Ladies' diary - 1775
...made ufe of at this day. Thefe iz images, conftellations, or figns, are placed in the heavens in this order: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo,...Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pifces, and are placed in the heaven from weft towards the eaft, or (with us) from the right hand towards...
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The Diarian Miscellany: Consisting of All the Useful and ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1775
.... ufe of at this day. Thefe ia images, conflellations, or figns, are placed in the heavens in this order:" Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo,...Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pifces, and are placed in the heaven from weft towards the eaft, or (with us) from the right hand towards...
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The Complaynt of Scotland: Written in 1548. With a Preliminary Dissertation ...

John Leyden - Complaynt of Scotlande - 1801 - 676 pages
...tuelf partis, and ilk part is callit ane sing, the quhilk zodiac extendis til tuelf singnis, callit Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. Ande euyrie sing is diuidit in xxx degreis. Ther is tua vthir circlis in the spere callit colures....
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A Plain Elementary and Practical System of Natural Experimental Philosophy ...

John Ewing - Astronomy - 1809 - 538 pages
...containing thirty degrees; to which portions they have affixed the following names, in order, viz. Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. If two small circles of the globe were supposed to be drawn parallel to the ecliptic at the distance...
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Astronomical and Geographical Essays: Containing a Full and Comprehensive ...

George Adams - Astronomy - 1812 - 518 pages
...expressive of fulness or completion, it is used in that sense in sacred writ. The signs are named, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. We may imagine as many circles as we please drawn on a globe, parallel to the equator, and these will...
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Astronomical and geographical essays

George Adams - Astronomy - 1812 - 518 pages
...expressive of fulness or completion, it is used in that sense in sacred writ. The signs are named, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. We may imagine as many circles as we please drawn on a globe, parallel to the equator, and these will...
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Eight Familiar Lectures on Astronomy, Intended as an Introduction to the ...

William Philipps - 1817 - 254 pages
...Earth. But if we were stationed at the Sun, it is the path which the Earth * In Latin, and in the same order, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. I have, in the following pages, made use of the English nameĞ of the signs, in preference to the Latin,...
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A Grammar of the Teloogoo Language, Commonly Termed the Gentoo, Peculiar to ...

Alexander Duncan Campbell - Telugu language - 1820 - 251 pages
...corresponding sign of the zodiac as explained below. Lunar months. Corresponding sign of the zodiac. Aries. Taurus. Gemini. —-Cancer. Leo. Virgo; •...Sagittarius. • "Capricornus. •- Aquarius^, Pisces. APPENDIX. J5 Tv^ belongs is naine.d twice over ; it is first considered £3$2"-or intercalary, and...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 311 pages
...situated, that the earth in its annual revolution passes directly between them and the sun. Their names are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces ; the whole occupying a complete circle, or broad belt, in the heavens, called the zodiac, (plate VIII....
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A System of Astronomy: On the Principles of Copernicus

John Vose - Astronomy - 1827 - 252 pages
...Obliquity.} The ecliptic is divided into 12 equal parts called signs, each including thirty degrees ; Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. The horizon is a circle ninety degrees distant from the ze^ nith of any place, the plane of which divides...
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