Longitudes at Sea, how to be ascertain'd by Pendulum-Watches, 1.
AE is the line of the equinoxes from which longitudes are counted.
The longitudes of the other bodies are also given for each day at noon.
He says they can be used for observation of the moon and stars and also for longitudes.
He, moreover, belonged from 1795 to the bureau of longitudes.
And he showed me which Saturn was, and how to find it in different balconies and longitudes.
The Longitudes given in the subjoined Table are referred to the meridian of Greenwich.
Cook's longitudes in this voyage are all given as west of Greenwich, not divided into east and west, as is usual at this day.
The astonishing thing is, not that some longitudes are considerably in error, but that the majority of them are so near the truth.
Account of the observations by which the Longitudes of places on the north coast of Terra Australis have been settled.