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Observations of the Solar Eclipse of June 8, 1937

Nature volume 140, page 501 (18 September 1937) | Download Citation

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A SCIENTIFIC expedition was organized early in the present year to observe the total solar eclipse of June 8 from somewhere on the coast of Peru, and the party of three sailed from Yokohama in the beginning of April. I was in charge, and arrived at Lima on May 10 ; after consultations with the Eclipse Committee of the University Mayor of San Marcos, If the decided to have the observing station at Huanchaco, some 14 kilometres north-west of Trujillo. Two other members oparty, together with the instruments, landed at the port of Salaverry on May 20, and immediately proceeded to the station.

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  1. (Director, Kwasan Observatory, Kyoto Imperial University.) Lima. June 20.

    • ISSEI YAMAMOTO

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