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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Columbus Eclipse
First Paragraph: | In Windsor's “Christopher Columbus” on page 465 the following incident is related. | “Columbus now resorted to an expedient characteristic of the ingenious fertility of his mind. His astronomical tables ...
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 ...
Realm of Science March 20th 1918
First Paragraph: | On next June 8th, a considerable section of the United States will enjoy a celestial spectacle for which astronomers often travel halfway round the earth. This will be a total eclipse of the sun, when ...
The Eclipses of 1905
First Paragraph: | Of the two solar and two lunar eclipses occur ring in the course of the year 1905, one of each class will be more or less visible in the United States.