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Section Five directs us to find the value of this logarithm, and in our table of logarithms we note as the nearest thereto the figure 1.2393. Above that, we see at the head of the column the figure 1; to the extreme left is the figure 23, indicating that the Moon has traveled 1 degree 23 minutes during the interval (between G. M. T. and the nearest noon). This is therefore the increment of correction.

Section Six (b) directs that we add the increment of correction to the—

Deg. Min.
Longitude of a Moon on the noon nearest G.M.T. (Aug. 2)
Aquarius 17 55
Increment of correction
1 23
The longitude of the Moon in the horoscope
Aquarius 19 18

The motion of Neptune, Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter on the G. M. T. day from noon August 2nd to noon August 3rd is seen by a glance at the ephemeris to have been only a few minutes. Consequently the distance they have traveled in the interval is negligible and they may be entered in the horoscope as having the longitude of the nearest noon to the G. M. T., August 2nd. Mars has moved 15 minutes on the G. M. T. day, and we may therefore add 1 minute for his travel during the interval to his longitude August 2nd as given in the ephemeris; so that we enter him in the horoscope as being in Aries 3;58.