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Eclipse!: The What, Where, When, Why, and How Guide to Watching Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Code: ZON0200
Auteurs: Philip S. Harrington
ISBN: 471127957
Uitgever: Wiley
Uitgegeven: 10/sep/97
Korte beschrijving:
  • "Amongst all the wonders of all the wonderful sciences there is no science which deals with such a gorgeous spectacle as is exhibited by the queen of sciences, astronomy, at the moment when the earth is gradually shrouded in darkness and when around the smiling orb of day there appears the matchless crown of the corona. Nor can any science duplicate the wonderful precision shown by the work of the astronomer in his capacity to predict hundreds of years in advance the exact hour and minute at which an eclipse will take place and the locality where such an eclipse will be visible."