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The Recent Auroral Phenomenon


ON the evening of March 13, from 7.35 to 8.5, Greenwich mean time, I was a spectator of the abnormal display of Aurora Borealis which attracted so much attention at various places throughout the country. It appeared here as a belt of light spanning nearly the whole sky in a great circle from east to west. When first noticed by me at 7.35, the streak extended from near the hind quarters of Leo to the head of Aries, or from R.A. 169°, Decl. + 16° to R.A. 24°, Decl. + 22°.

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RICHMOND, J. The Recent Auroral Phenomenon. Nature 51, 581–582 (1895).

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