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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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Elements of astronomy

Hugo Reid - 1874
...131. These are twelve in number, and encircle the heavens like a belt. They are named Aries, the Ham ; Taurus, the Bull ; Gemini, the Twins ; Cancer, the...the Archer ; Capricornus, the Goat ; Aquarius, the Waterman ; Pisces, the Fishes. The constellations of the zodiac do not rise high above nor sink far...
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The connection of geography and astronomy, an elementary text-book for ...

Archibald Hastie Dick - 1876
...The successive constellations, or Signs of the Zodiac. 45 signs of the zodiac are : Aries, the ram j Taurus, the bull; Gemini, the twins; Cancer, the crab;...the archer; Capricornus, the goat ; Aquarius, the waterman ; and Pisces, the fishes. When the sun is in the highest point of its apparent path above...
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A New Manual of the Elements of Astronomy, Descriptive and Mathematical ...

Henry Kiddle - Astronomy - 1877 - 284 pages
...signs of the ecliptic. The names given to the signs are properly the names of the constellations : Aries, the ram ; Taurus, the bull; Gemini, the twins;...the archer ; Capricornus, the goat ; Aquarius, the water-carrier; Pisces, the fishes. b. The places of the signs nearly corresponded with those of the...
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The universal atlas of science, ed. by J. Reynolds

James Reynolds (F.R.G.S.) - 1878
...divided into twelve equal parts, called signs, each containing 30 degrees, and are named as follows — Aries, the ram — Taurus, the bull — Gemini, the...archer — Capricornus, the goat — Aquarius, the wator bearer — Pisces, the fishes. These being the names of the constellations which once occupied...
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Elements of Astronomy: Accompanied with Numerous Illustrations, a Colored ...

Sir Norman Lockyer - Astronomy - 1880 - 312 pages
...in order on the heavy circle called the Ecliptic : — A'ries, the Ram. Taurus, the Bull Gfem'ini, the Twins. Cancer, the Crab. Leo, the Lion. Virgo,...Capricornus, the Goat. Aquarius, the Water-bearer. Pisces, the Fishes. The order of the names may perhaps be more readily remembered, if they are thrown...
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Questions and answers on useful and interesting subjects

Susanna Mary Paull - Children's questions and answers - 1880 - 104 pages
...Taurus the bull. Gemini 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. Q. Let me hear you repeat them in verse. A. The ram, the bull, the heavenly• twins,...
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Nightly wanderings in the gardens of the sky [revised from contrib. to ...

James Nicholson - Astronomy - 1881 - 120 pages
...names from animals. The constellations are twelve in number, being named and arranged as follows : — Aries, the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins;...Aquarius, the Water.bearer ; and Pisces, the Fishes. They are more briefly embodied in the following well.known rhyme : — "The Ram, the Bull, the heavenly...
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Science Evenings with the Young

Selina A. Bower - Christian life - 1883 - 102 pages
...greater number of these groups of stars which compose the Zodiac." " Tell us the names," said Nellie." " Aries, the ram ; Taurus, the bull ; Gemini, the twins...Aquarius, the water-bearer ; and Pisces, the fishes." Little Lottie's face had been gradually glowing with delight, as her friends' names were repeated,...
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Sunday: Reading for the Young, Part 1

Children's stories, English - 1884
...number of stars in each, and their English names. LATIN NAME. ENGLISH NAME. Aries. The Ram. Taunts. The Bull. Gemini. The Twins. Cancer. The Crab. Leo....Capricornus. The Goat. Aquarius. The Water-bearer. Pisces. The Fishes. NDSBEB of STABS. 46 109 94 75 91 93 51 44 48 58 93 110 The first six arc called...
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The Detroit Journal Year-book, Volumes 1-3

Detroit (Mich.) - 1888
...constellations, each in a tract of 30 length, thus occupying the full circle. They received the names Aries, or the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins; Cancer,...Aquarius, the .Water-bearer; and Pisces, the Fishes. Each has its appropriate symbol, which may be learned from the books on astronomy or the appendix to...
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