The eclipse in London. Contrary to all probability, considering the season of the year and the weather, an excellent opportunity has been afforded to Londoners of seeing the eclipse. A snowstorm prevailed for some hours, but about the time the eclipse began it ceased, and the sky became tolerably clear.
THURSDAY’S ECLIPSE OF THE SUN. ______ The sky being beautifully clear, the eclipse was perfectly seen in all parts of the country. In Some parts of the country a snow storm prevailed, but about the time of the eclipse it cleared off. In South Wales the sky was also clear,
Mr Locker, in charge of the Eclipse expedition to Sicily, telegraphing on Tuesday, said in conseguence of an accident to the Psyche, Catania is to be the head-quarters. The Italian authorities afford every assistance. Observatories are to be set up in the garden of the Benedictine Monastery. A strong party,
H.M.S. PSYCHE ON A ROCK. The following telegram has reached London from Mr. Lockyer, who is in charge of the English Eclipse Expedition, bound for Sicily:- “CATANIA, DEc, 15, 3 P.M. The Psyche, with the Eclipse Expedition on board, has struck on a sunken rock near Catania. “All hands have
______________________ Variedades. ______________________ LOS ECLIPSES. ______ El dia 22 del mes actual tendrá lugar un eclipse total de sol, que será observado en Zavira por dos comisiones españolas, una inglesa y dos portuguesas. Este importante fenómeno astronómico se verifica siempre que se interpone la lana entre el sol y la
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______ It may interest our readers to know that the party of scientific men, with their assistants, forming the English Eclipse Expedition, left Portsmouth, on Tuesday, in the Urgent, to proceed to Cadiz, Gibraltar, and Oran, to observe the coming eclipse. The expedition is divided into three parties, who will
Lord Lindsay left on the 25th for Cadiz by the steamer London, taking with him a large quantity of apparatus and a house for its use. Amongst these instruments are two of a very superior character, manufactured by our most eminent optician, Mr. Browning, which deserves special mention, namely, a