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    Naturevolume 51page493 (1895) | Download Citation



    PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN, MARCH: 26.—On March 26 a small partial eclipse of the sun will, if the weather be favourable, be seen from all parts of the British Isles, with the probable exception of places which are to the east of a line joining Lowestoft and Hastings. At Greenwich the magnitude of the eclipse, sun's diameter = 1, will bs 0˙013, and the first contact will occur at 9.56 a.m., with a duration of only 27 minutes. At Oxford the magnitude will be 0˙03, and the duration 40 minutes. At Dublin the magnitude will be 0˙09, with a duration of 67 minutes, and at Edinburgh 0˙08, with a duration of 62 minutes. The eclipsed part will be a maximum (0˙36) as seen from the north-east of North America.

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