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Prof. Kiessling's Investigations into the Origin of the Late Sunset Glows 1

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THE interesting and important experimental demonstrations lately made by Prof. Kiessling of Hamburg to illustrate the artificial formation of all manner of sunset effects are probably well known to meteorologists in general. The September number of Das Wetter contains a valuable series of comparisons tending to show that the conditions under which artificial glows were produced have actually existed whenever the remarkable sunset effects have made themselves prominent. The following abstract may prove of interest to those who do not receive the paper itself.


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    Ueber die Entstehung des zweiten Purpurlichtes und die Abhängigkeit der Dämnierungsfarben von Druck, Temperatur, und Feuchtigkeit der Luft Das Wetter, vol. ii. No. 9, p. 161.

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