Our Astronomical Column

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    OCCULTATION OF REGULUS.—On June 26 there will be an occultation of Regulus, magnitude 1˙5. The disappearance will take place at 8.4 p.m., while the sun is still above the horizon, and the star will reappear at 8.56—that is, about 37 minutes after sunset at Greenwich. The point of disappearance will be at an angle of 147° from the north point towards the east, and of reappearance at 275° reckoned in the same direction. The age of the moon will be a little less than 4 days.

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    Our Astronomical Column. Nature 52, 180 (1895) doi:10.1038/052180a0

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