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Ths Sky-Glows


THE following observations of the warm, yellow circle about the sun, unusual colours of sky and cloud, &c., may interest some of your readers just now. The beautiful, warm, yellow solar halo, silvery white within, was seen on the following dates, usually a little before, during, or after sunset:—May 18, 19, 24; June 11, 25, 26, 27; August 14, 19, 24, 27, 29; September 1, 3, 4, 5. On two occasions, in cloudless sky, the halo was visible from noon to sunset. Unusual and beautiful colours were seen near the sun on August 24, at 3 p.m., September 1, 3, and 5. These colours were first noticed at 2 p.m., November 26, 1883. The extraordinary sunsets began here in November 1883; the dates are as follows:—

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