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" Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. "
Science Awakening II - Page 4
by H. van der Waerden - 1973 - 347 pages
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An astronomical vocabulary, an explanation of all terms in use amongst ...

John Russell Hind - 1852
...revolutions. The zodiac was divided by the ancients into twelve signs, each measuring 30 along the ecliptic: these are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. Zodiacal Light. — A conical-shaped light, which is frequently to be observed in these latitudes in...
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HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS;

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852
...point of intersection of the ecliptic and equator, at the vefnal equinox, and are named respectively, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. On account of the precession of the equinoxes, the positions of these constellations in the heavens...
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An Introduction to the Elements of Practical Astronomy

James R. Christie - 1853 - 118 pages
...reading the signs in the direction of the sun's apparent motion from A towards F (P being the North Pole) are "Aries;" " Taurus ; " " Gemini; " " Cancer ; "..."Sagittarius;" " Capricornus;" "Aquarius;" "Pisces." These names were originally given when the point A was in the constellation or group of stars called...
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The scientific and literary treasury

Samuel Maunder - 1853
...Constellations north of the zodiac; and 3. Constellations south of the zodiac. The constellation a in the zodiac are Aries ; Taurus ; Gemini ; Cancer ; Leo, Virgo...Scorpio ; Sagittarius; Capricornus; Aquarius; Pisces. Many young persons have found an easy mode of remembering the names and order of the twelve signs by...
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The Illustrated London Astronomy for the Use of Schools and Students

John Russell Hind - 1853 - 99 pages
...are twelve constellations lying upon the zodiac, and hence called the zodiacal constellations, viz. Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. These are also the names of the twelve divisions of 30 each into which the ecliptic was formerly...
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The Solar System: With Moral and Religious Reflections in Reference to the ...

Thomas Dick - 1854 - 235 pages
...They are as follows: — beginning at the bottom, at September, and proceeding towards the right hand, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. These are the names of the twelve constellations through which the sun apparently passes in the course...
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Reading lessons, ed. by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1855
...named after the constellations into which the sun entered at certain seasons. The names of these signs are, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. These in the early ages of astronomy indicated the seasons of the year, and do so even now, especially...
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Parker's Geographical Questions: Questions in Geography, Adapted for the Use ...

Richard Green Parker - 1855 - 114 pages
...constellations, or clusters of stars, called the Signs of the Zodiac. The names of these constellations are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, and Pisces. The sun, when viewed from the earth, always appears to be in the direction of one of these...
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THOMAS DICK

1857
...supposed to be divided into twelve signs, or 360 degrees, which have received the following names : — Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra,...Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces. Each of these signs is divided into thirty equal parts, called degrees / each degree into sixty parts,...
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Bouvier's Familiar Astronomy, Or, An Introduction to the Study of the ...

Hannah Mary Bouvier - 1857 - 499 pages
...twelve constellations through which the ecliptio paeses,and through which the Sun appears to move. They are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, and Pisces. Zodiacal Light — A faint luminosity of a conical form which may sometimes be seen in...
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