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The Green Flash



    A NOTE in NATURE of May 25, page 866, gave a number of references to observations of the green flash and the conditions producing the phenomenon. In connexion with this subject, Dr. Raymond M. Bell, of the Pennsylvania State College, directs attention to Admiral Byrd's account of the phenomenon in the National Geographic Magazine (58, 186; 1930). Admiral Byrd observed the green colour for as long as thirty-five minutes in Antarctica as the sun rolled along the horizon.

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