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Mean Time, Washington.
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h 468 s.
6 i 12m 6 PAquarii *(

07) E. 8 8 37m $ in 8. 9 5 10a 3 6 (

3 54 S.

6 4 33m 0 0 s 3 55 S. 11 2 10m $ 6c

§ 4 33 S.

9 8 47m 6c 9 10 58 S. 12 10 20a in Perihelion.

11 i 28m $ great. elong. 24 56 E. 13 11 46m 8 Oint, of light 2.257

12 4 25a h stationary. 14 2 7m THI

13 i iim $ 6c $ 2 13 S. 15 11 40m 0 0 O.

16 7 550 $ greatest Hel. Lat. S. 16 6 17m 6 (

9 6 25 S.

19 10 40m 4 stationary. 21 2 18m 3 O.

19 4 20a $ stationary. 23 6 30m $ greatest Hel. Lat. N.

20 7 38m 2 6 ( 4 4 4 N. 25 7 24m ¢ in Aphelion.

20 4 57a ô é a Leonis*(11m..8

"..8)W. 25 “8 43m at greatest brilliancy.

23 6 21m ¢ stationary. 26 11 12m $ in Sup. 6 O.

24 6 52m & greatest Hel. Lat. N. 26 7 86a 1 0 0 7 3 45 N.

( eclipsed, vis. at Washa. 27 0 35 H stationary.

25 2 4m tCapri. * (7.8)W. 31 6 522 Ý 6 41 Capri. * (gm..5) E. 26 9 sim 4 0 (

H 1 54 S. 29 8 46m h 3 ( h 5 38 S.

im ? : 0 int. of light 0.861. SEPTEMBER. 1 7 21m 6 ) Piscium*(3*..;)E.

NOVEMBER. 1 4 362 H 6 (

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3 10 23a 3 0 0 7 1 522 4 6 Capri. * (7m2)W.

3 10 52a stationary. 8 6 50m 0 stationary.

4.7 52m in 8. 12 6 52m → stationary.

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6 3 2m at greatest brilliancy. 18 3 51m * 8 ( 10 25 S. 8 4 25a $ 6c 13 5 28a 0 int. of light 0.565 8 9 35a in Perihelion. 15 6 1a $ in 8.

eclipsed, inv. at Washn. 17 3 em ļ greatest Hel. Lat. S. 11 1 558 : O. 17 6 33m 8 6 D

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12 3 4m stationary. 23 i 14m 9 6 (

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12 ' 3 32m 8 6 x Leonis *(3*..7)W. 23 2 20m ho O.

12 9 55m 0 in 8. 9 52m O enters ^.

14 5 18m 25 9 57a 8 in A phelion.

15 9 33m 25 10 18a $ 6 a Virg. * (8m.4) W.

16 3 48a óc 27 2 4m stationary.

16 6 21a 21 O O. 28 11 34a I in 88.

18 4 7m 6 o Leonis *04 S. 29 1 8m 4 0 0

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18 o 38að bo Leonis * (om. 7)W. 19 5 43m & greatest Hel. Lat. N.

19 7 33a great. elong. 19 33 W. OCTOBER

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23 6 52m 6 A Virg. * (46..1) E. 1 16 14m ? in Inf. 6 O.

25 0 38a 26 u Capri. * 15m..3)W. 2 o um hoc h 5 34 S. 25 3 51a 5 6 7

h 5 31 s. 3 11 40m $ 6 y Scorp. *(gm. 3)W. 306 522 greatest Hel. Lat. N.

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In the year 1855, there will be two eclipses of the Sun, and two of the Moon.

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I. A total eclipse of the Moon, May 1st and 2d, 1855, visible at Washington. First contact with the shadow, May 1st, 9h. 6.1m. A.

Mean time at Middle of the eclipse,

10 56.8 A.

Washington. Last contact with the shadow, May 2d, 0 47.4 M.

This eclipse will be visible in most of North America, in South America, and partially in Europe and Africa.

The following table contains the times for the beginning and end for the places indicated

Eclipse begins.

Eclipse ends.

h. Albany,

May 1st, 9 19.1 A. May 2d, 1 0.5 M. Baltimore,

9 7.7

0 49.1 Boston,

9 29.9

1 11.3 Charleston, S. C.,

8 54.4

0 35.8 Cincinnati,

8 36.3

0 17.7 Detroit,

8 41.9

0 23.3 Halifax, N. S.,

9 59.7

1 41.1 Louisville, Ky.,

8 32.1

0 13.5 Mobile,

8 18.1 May 1st, 11 59.5 A. Montreal, .

9 19.8 May 2d, 1 1.2 M. New Orleans,

8 14.1 May 1st, 11 55.5 A. New York,

9 18.1 May 2d, 0 59 5 M.

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II. A partial eclipse of the Sun, May 15th, 1855, invisible at Washington.

Begins on the earth generally, May 15th, 6h. 54.7m. A. mean time at Washington, in longitude 203° 55' W. of Washington, and latitude 25° 16' N.

Greatest eclipse at 8h. 53.0m. A. Magnitude (sun's diameter = 1) = 0.77, in longitude 266° 16' W. of Washington, and latitude 62° 54' N.

Ends on the earth generally, May 15th, 10h. 51.2m. A., in longitude 37° 14' W. of Washington, and latitude 59° 56' N.

This eclipse will be visible in Asia, in part of Europe, and in the northern part of North America.

III. A total eclipse of the moon, October 25th, visible at Washington.

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First contact with the shadow, Oct. 25th, Oh. 35.6m. M.

Mean time at Middle of the eclipse,

2 21.0 M.

Washington. Last contact with the shadow,

4 6.4 This eclipse will be visible chiefly in North and South America. The times of beginning and end are as follows.

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Albany,
Baltimore,
Boston,
Charleston, S. C.,
Cincinnati,
Detroit,
Halifax, N. S.,
Louisville, Ky.
Mobile,
Montreal,
New Orleans,
New York,
Philadelphia,
Portland,
St. Louis,
San Francisco,
Savannah,
Washington,

Eclipse begins.

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Oct. 25th, 0 48.7 M.

0 37.3
0 59.5
0 24.0
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0 11.5
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0 1.7
Oct. 24th, 11 47.7 A.
Oct. 25th, 0 49.4 M.
Oct. 24th, 11 43.7 A.
Oct. 25th, 0 47.7 M.

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1 2.8 Oct. 24th, 11 42.7 A.

9 33.9 Oct. 25th, 0 19.2 M. Oct. 25th, 0 35.6 M.

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IV.

A partial eclipse of the Sun, November 9th, 1855, invisible at Washington.

Begins on the earth generally, November 9th, 0h. 27.0m. A., mean time at Washington, in longitude 111° 20' W. of Washington, and latitude 31° 21' S.

Greatest eclipse at 2h. 8.9m. A. Magnitude (sun's diameter 1) 0.494, in longitude 161° 53' W. of Washington, and latitude 620 37' S.

Ends on the earth generally, November 9th, 3h. 50.9m. A., mean time at Washington, in longitude 280° 24' W. of Washington, and latitude 680 52 s.

This eclipse will be visible partially in Australia and in New Zealand.

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OCCULTATIONS.

Elements for facilitating the Calculation of Occultations visible at Washing

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7 0 Virginis 455 Mar. 2 3579 B.A.C.

11 A Ophiuchi 4.

29 42 Leonis Apr.18 Venus

30 Virginis 41 May 5 3 Sagittarii

10 -2 Aquarii

28 ^ Virginis June28 3 Sagittarii

30 - Sagittarii July 7o Piscium

28 7077 B.A.C. Aug. 6 A1 Tauri

28 Aquarii Oct. 4 w Cancri

21 12 Aquarii
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