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The Eclipses of 1906
First Paragraph: | During the year 1906 there will be three partial eclipses of the sun and two total eclipses of the moon. One of each class will be visible in the United States.
The South Polar Eclipse of 1917 December 13
First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the whole realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, ...
The Eclipse Expedition of the Creighton University to Washington Georgia
First Paragraph: | Creighton University has contributed its share towards the scientific observation of the total solar, eclipse of May 28, 1900, so far as its means and circumstances permitted. As this great event occurred ...
When an Eclipse Prevented a War
First Paragraph: | It is an historical fact that once, at least, a total eclipse of the Sun really prevented a war. Of course, the threatened war was not of the magnitude that shocked the world a few years ago, nor would ...
The Annular Eclipse of the Sun of 1919 November 22 as Visible in the United States and Partial Eclipse of the Moon 1919 November 7
THE ANNULAR ECLIPSE OF THE SUN | Except in the Pacific states, the annular eclipse of the sun of 1919 November 22 will be visible to a greater or less extent all over the United States. The accompanying maps will probably ...
The Solar Eclipse of June 28, 1908, as Visible in the United States
First Paragraph | The solar eclipse of June 28, 1908 will be well visible all over the United States. The Sun will everywhere be high in the sky, and the magnitude of the eclipse will vary from one-tenth in the state of ...
The Solar Eclipse of 1916 December 24
First Paragraph | The magnitude of the solar eclipse of 1916 December 24 is about as small as any that can occur in practice, being only one and one-tenth per cent, of the sun’s diameter, according to the American Ephemeris. ...
The Total Eclipse of the Moon of 1917 December 28 - The Total Eclipse of the Sun of 1918 June 8 as Visible in the United States
THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON | The eclipse of December 28 next is exceptional in that, (1) it is the seventh and last eclipse of this year,—seven being the greatest possible number that can occur in a year;—(2) it is the ...
Realm of Science November 20th 1917
First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, and ...
Total Eclipse of the Moon October 16 - 17 1902
First Paragraph: | An eclipse of the moon, especially a total one, is sufficiently rare to lose none of its interest at each recurrence. A clear sky and a seasonable hour add not a little to the enjoyment of the spectacle, ...