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" Aries, the Ram ; Taurus, the Bull ; Gemini, the Twins : Cancer, the Crab ; Leo, the Lion ; Virgo, the Virgin ; Libra, the Balance ; Scorpio, the Scorpion ; Sagittarius, the Archer ; Capricornus, the Goat ; Aquarius, the Water-bearer ; and Pisces, the... "
Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ... - Page 383
by James Ferguson - 1809 - 533 pages
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 645 pages
...constellations which surround the ecliptic, commonly called the twelve signs of the zodiac, are (tries, the ram ; taurus, the bull ; gemini, the twins; cancer,...aquarius, the water-bearer; and pisces, the fishes. The first six are called northern, and the others, southern signs ; because the former possess that half...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...were never seen to deviate, was called the Zodiac. It was divided into twelve constellations, viz. Aries, the ram; Taurus, the bull; Gemini, the twins;...Aquarius, the water-bearer; and Pisces, the fishes. These were called signs, because they served to distinguish the seasons. Thus, the entrance of the...
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The Universal Preceptor: Being a General Grammar of Arts, Sciences, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Arts - 1826 - 312 pages
...the sun appears to move, there were twelve of these constellations : as, Aries, the Ram . . . , IP Taurus, the Bull . . Gemini, the Twins Cancer, the...Scorpion Sagittarius, the Archer Capricornus, the Goat 8 n 32 a "R m. Aquarius, the Water Bearer » Pisces, the Fishes . . . H On the earth?! orbit, see the...
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First steps to astronomy and geography

First steps - Astronomy - 1828 - 386 pages
...the constellations in it are named from animals which they are supposed to resemble. Their names are, Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins,...Aquarius the Water-bearer, and Pisces the Fishes. As it is quite necessary that you should be well acquainted with these I have made a drawing to assist...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 2

Physics - 1832
...that the earth in its annual revolution passes directly between them and the sun. Their names are — Aries, the Ram ; Taurus, the Bull ; Gemini, the Twins...Scorpion; Sagittarius, the Archer; Capricornus, the Wild Goat; Aquarius, the Water-carrier; Pisces, the Fishes : the whole occupying a complete circle,...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 262 pages
...the crab, Leo, the lion. Virgo, the virgin, Libra, the balance, Scorpio, the scorpion, Sagitarius, the archer, Capricornus, the goat, Aquarius, the water-bearer,...and Pisces, the fishes. • The Zodiac goes quite ronnd the Heavens, it is about 16 degrees broad, so that it takes in the orbits of the Moon, and of...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 262 pages
...the crab, Leo, the lion. Virgo, the virgin, Libra, the balance, Scorpio, the scorpion, Sagitarius, the archer, Capricornus, the goat, Aquarius, the water-bearer, and Pisces, the fishes. and the satellites of Herschel.) Along the middle of this zone, or belt, is the ecliptic, or circle...
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Easy Lessons in Geography and History: Designed for the Use of the Younger ...

Joseph Allen - America - 1832 - 116 pages
...The Twins. Cancer . . . The Crab. Leo .... The Lion. Virgo .... The Virgin. Libra .... The Scales. Scorpio . ... The Scorpion. Sagittarius . . The Archer....Capricornus . . The Goat. Aquarius . . . The Water-bearer. Pisces ... . The Fishes. Perhaps you will be able to remember them better in the following lines, by...
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The Planetarium, and Astronomical Calculator ...

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1834 - 236 pages
...crab ; Leo, the lion ; Virgo, the virgin ; Libra, the balance ; Scorpio, the scorpion; Sagitarius, the archer; Capricornus, the goat ; Aquarius, the water-bearer ; and Pisces, the fishes. The i zodiac goes quite round the heavens ; it is about sixteen degrees broad, so that it takes in the...
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A Compendium of Astronomy: Intended to Simplify and Illustrate the ...

John Vose - Astronomy - 1834 - 184 pages
...the Bull. Gemini, the Twins. Cancer, the Crab. l.<«. the Lion. Virgo, the Virgin. Libra, the Scales. Scorpio, the Scorpion. Sagittarius, the Archer. Capricornus, the Goat. Aquarius, the Water-bearer. Pisces* the Fishes. CONSTELLATIONS NORTH OF THE ZODIAC. Ursa Minor, the Little Bear. -tfndromerfa....
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