2 edition of **introduction to spherical trigonometry** found in the catalog.

introduction to spherical trigonometry

Griffin, Frank Loxley

- 393 Want to read
- 15 Currently reading

Published
**1943**
by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, New York
.

Written in English

- Spherical trigonometry.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Frank Loxley Griffin. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA535 .G76 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 1 p. leaf, 30 p. : |

Number of Pages | 30 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6466563M |

LC Control Number | 44005908 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 9306889 |

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Read on. In the diagram above, the inner circle represents the Earth and the outer circle represents the celestial sphere. Point N represents the North Pole, B represents an observer’s position on the surface of the Earth, and U represents the geographical position of a celestial body (the point.

PLANE AND SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY Introduction It is assumed in this chapter that readers are familiar with the usual elementary formulas encountered in introductory trigonometry. We start the chapter with a brief review of the solution of a plane triangle.

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A great circle is the intersection of a sphere with a central plane, a plane through the center of that sphere. The angles of a spherical triangle are measured.

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SPHERICAL TRIGONOMETRY. CHAPTER I. Spherical Trigonometry treats of the various relations between the sines, tangents, &c., of the known parts of a sphe¬ rical triangle, and those that are unknown; or, which is the same thing, it gives the relations between the parts of a solid angle formed by the inclination of three.

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Hipparchus (c. – bce) was the first to construct a table of values for a trigonometric considered every triangle—planar or spherical—as being inscribed in a circle, so that each side becomes a chord (that is, a straight line that connects two points on a curve or surface, as shown by the inscribed triangle ABC in.