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Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College Volume 19 (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College Volume 19 (Paperback): Harvard College Observatory

Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College Volume 19 (Paperback)

Harvard College Observatory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...York, at about 8 15m P.m.; its course was nearly parallel to the line joining o and /8 Ursce Majoris about 4 from them on the preceding side. The meteor burst a little south of fi Ursce Majoris; it left no train. November 6. A sudden illumination, like that produced by a flash of lightning, noticed at 2 20m A.m.; the sky seemed to be clear, and the light was suspected to have been due to a large meteor. November 12 and 13. Watch kept for meteors; number seen by one observer, 18. November 13 and 14. Watch kept by several observers; 84 meteors seen; 13 recorded as radiating from Leo; 11 described as not radiating from Leo. November 28. Meteor about the brightness of a star of the first magnitude, with a greenish tint, at 6 37m 30 P.m.; first seen nearly west of rj Ursce Majoris; disappeared nearly below it at the distance of 1; motion very slow; no train. 1870, August 11. Brilliant bolide from near the pole to near the horizon, seen only through trees. Its light seemed to flash out fitfully and change from white to crimson. September 1. Meteor at 10 7m P.m., about as bright as a Aquike, from near (3 TrianguH, passing between a and 8 Persei, nearer to a; another at 10 53m P.m., in Camelopardus, as bright as a Aurigce, in the same direction with the first. November 27. Meteor as bright as Jupiter at about 7 30m P.m.; red, with train, not permanent, moving slowly from near e Ursce Minoris directly toward v Ursce Majoris, within 5 of which it vanished. '1871, November 13 and 14. Watch kept for meteors; 34 seen, 9 of which are recorded as radiating from Leo. 1872, November 27. Numerous meteors radiating from the region of y Andromedce; most frequent about 6 P.m. J in all 919 meteors were counted before midnight, when the observations were...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Harvard College Observatory
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-97770-2
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-234-97770-2
Barcode: 9781234977702

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