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N B The references are to the articles not to the pages | 1 |

Explanation of the appearance of certain satellites of Jupiter as dark | 4 |

Mode of computation of terms | 9 |

Mode of computation of terms | 10 |

The material a terrestrial appendageits rarity | 14 |

Description and illustration of the Laplace Nebular Hypothesis 2429 | 24 |

Description and illustration of the Laplace Nebular Hypothesis 24 to 29 inclusive | 31 |

Modification of Laplaces Nebular Hypothesis 36 to | 38 |

No 217 Tables Distribution and Variations of the Atmospheric | i |

Advertisement v | v |

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Oval form of the girdle and certain conditions of equilibrium 80 | viii |

Special table of corrections for daily variation of temperature in each month and the year | xiv |

Each memoir is separately paged and indexed | 1 |

Chart of the United States showing the distribution of the mean annual temperature | 6 |

Chart of the United States showing the distribution of the mean winter temperature December | 12 |

An 11th coincidence shown in a more Ancient Arrangement of the material of the Solar System | 45 |

Mass and distance of a possible planet or rather halfplanet interior to Mercury | 51 |

Eastern and Western appearances of the light have occurred simultaneously | 72 |

Oval form of the girdle and certain conditions of equilibrium | 80 |

System of Saturn 15 | 82 |

Variation of brightness probable | 86 |

Centre of gyration of a thin homogeneous ring is in the circumference | 87 |

Absence of parallax of the Zodiacal Light accounted for | 94 |

No 281 On the General Integrals op Planetary Motion | 97 |

The Minor System | 101 |

Other phenomena attendant on the transmission of the light 16 and | 1 |

Canonical Transformation of the Equations of Motion 4 | 4 |

Consequent Arrangement of planetary masses the greater among the more remote but the greatest | 5 |

Formation of the Lagrangian Coefficients ai ak and Reduction of the Equations to | 11 |

A formula for the centre of gyration of any two equal masses similar to | 17 |

Definite Arrangement of the Saturn System in Table C the rings referred to their centres | 18 |

Development of a aJt and qj 19 | 19 |

8 General Theorem 26 | 26 |

No 26T The Haidah Indians of Queen Charlottes Islands British | 33 |

Consequent and similar arrangement of Jupiters System 59 | 59 |

half asteroid masses and that of Mars respectively 63 | 63 |

Reason for missing terms in planetary or satellite series of distances 64 and 65 | 65 |

Summing up of the preceding relations of distances in all the four systems 22 | 22 |

Commensurability of periodictimes Influence of a resisting medium at the formation of the revolv | 67 |

Difficulty of supposing that the material is an immediate solar appendage | 73 |

Dimensions of the girdle 82 | 82 |

Moon Zodiacal Light | 88 |

Absence of parallax of the Zodiacal Light accounted for 94 | 94 |

The Minor System 101 | 101 |

The socalled Bodes Law | 109 |

Tables of bihourly hourly and semihourly mean temperatures for each month and the year | 121 |

Systematic representation of the daily fluctuation of the temperatere by means of a periodic | 153 |

Diagrams C and D showing the average daily range for each month for five | 157 |

Yariability of the temperature at any hour of the day from the normal value of that hour | 162 |

The annual fluctuation of the temperature expressed in terms | 169 |

and minima and annual range in connection with the geographical dis | 180 |

Investigation of the variability of the temperature of any one day in a series of years | 191 |

Inequality in the epoch of the minima and maxima of the annual fluctuation | 199 |

Analysis of tabular results for greatest heat and greatest cold with regard to geographical | 226 |

Investigation of the secular variation of the annual mean temperature and of the permanency | 302 |

Comparison of the secular variation of the temperature with the variations in the frequency | 314 |

Comparison of the secular variation in the temperature with the average | 316 |

List of Stations | 321 |

List of Observers | 333 |