Astronomical Topics

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    Great Meteor in Southern Europe.—The daily papers reported that a meteor of unusual size was seen in Portugal on the night between Dec. 28 and 29. No exact details are yet to hand; the reports describe it as greenish, three times the apparent diameter of the moon, and suggest that it may have fallen into the sea, as its light vanished with startling suddenness. It is to be hoped that it was seen by some trained observers.

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    Astronomical Topics. Nature 129, 63 (1932) doi:10.1038/129063a0

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