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ECLIPSES, 1895. (Astronomical calculations, tables, etc., made expressly for THE TRIBUNE ALMA

NAC by Berlin H. Wright, Penn Yan, N. Y.) There will be five eclipses this year-two of the moon and three of the sun. I. A total eclipse of the moon March 10, visible in North and South America, Europe and Western Asia. (See table below.) On March 22, 1913, this eclipse returns again, and will be seen on the west coast of America and in Asia.

II. A partial eclipse of the sun March 26, of 44 digits, not visible in the United States; visible in Arctic America and N. E. of Hudson's Bay, Greenland, England, and the Northern Pacific Ocean. This eclipse returns again April 6, 1913, and will then be seen in British America and Alaska,

III. A partial eclipse of the gun August 20, of 3 1-5 digits, invisible in North South America; visible in N. W. Asia and N. E. Europe. It returns again August 31, $13, but smaller, and will be seen in Greenland and the eastern part of British AmerIV. A total eclipse of the moon September 3 and 4, visible in North and South

merica, Western Europe and Africa. (See table below.) This eclipse returns again september 15, 1913, and will be seen on the western coast of America (the moon setting while eclipsed), also in Asia.

V. A partial eclipse of the sun September 18, of nearly 9 digits; visible in the South Pacific Ocean and Northern Australia. It returns again September 29, 1913, larger, and will be seen in the South Pacific Ocean and in New Zealand.

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H.M. w Partial eclipse begins

H. M. March

10 9:54 E 8:54 E 7:54 E 6:54 E 5:54 E Total begins March.10 10:52 E 9:52 E 8:52 E 7:52 E 6:52 E Mid, of eclipse, Mar. 10/11:39 E 10:39 E 9:39 E 8:39 E 7:39 E Total ends March...)10 10:27 M 11:27 E 10:27 E 9:27 E 8:27 E Partial ends March. 10 11:25 M 10:25 M 11:25 E 10:25 E 9:25 E Partial begins Sept. 3|12:00 E 11:00 E 10:00 E 9:00 E 8:00 E

Total begins Sept...3 11:06 M 10:06 M 11:06 E 10:06 E 9:06 E
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Mid. of eclipse, Sept| 3 11:57 M 10:57 M 11:57 E 10:57 E 9:57 E
Total ends Sept... 3 12:48 M 11:48 M 10:48 M 11:48 E 10:18 E
Partial ends Sept... 3 13:54 M 12:54 M 11:54 M10:54 M|11:54 E

March 11. September 4.

TO FIND THE TIME OF GREATEST ELONGATION OF POLARIS,

By adding the numbers in the annexed table for any given latitude to the time of meridian passage of Polaris (the Pole Star), given in another table, the time of Its greatest western elongation is found. If the same number be subtracted instead of added, we get the time of greatest eastern elongation. At the time of either

elongation the magnetic Constant

Constant
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Constant bearing may be taken with tude

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for tuile

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the compass, using that Elonga North,

North.
Elonga.

Nerth.

Elonga. elongation which occurs at tiou. tion,

tion. night. The eastern elon

gations occur at night from H.M.S. H. M. B.

H. M. S

April 1 to October 11, and 29 00

5:56:14 34 30 5:55:34 40 00 5:54:48 the western elongations oc29 30 5:56:11 35 00 5:55:30 40 30 5:54:14 cur at night all the rest of 30 00 5:56:07 35 30 5:55:26 41 00 5:54:39 the year. Correct local time 30 30 5:56:03 36 00 5:55:22 41 30 5:54:35 is to be used, and bearings 31 00 5:56:00 36 30 5:55:18 42 00 5:54:30

taken on the star promptly 31 30 5:55:56 37 00 5:55:14 42 30 5:54:25

on time; but an error of 5:55:53 37 30 5:55:10 43 00 5:54:20 half a minute

or even a 33 30 5:55:46 33 00 5:55:02 44 80

in the timepiece 33 00 5:55:46 38 30 5:55:02 44 00 5:54:10

not will

invalidate the 5:35:42 33 30 39 00 5:54:57 44 30 5:54:05

bearing, as Polaris then 34 00 5:55:38 39 30 5:54:53 45 00 5:54:00

moves nearly vertically.

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Friday and
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EMBER DAYS. First Sunday in Lent. Pentecost September 14. December 13.

after

March 6, 8, 9.

.June 5, 7, 8.
.September 18, 20, 21.
December 18, 20, 21.

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