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Reports on the total solar eclipses of July 29, 1878, and January 11, 1880

Author: United States Naval Observatory.
Publisher: Washington, [D.C. : Govt. Print. Off., 1880.
Series: [United States. Naval Observatory] Washington observations, 1876., Appendix III
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the liberality of Congress, the sum of $8,000 was given to the Naval Observatory for the purpose of observing the solar eclipse of July 29, 1878. With this money, eight regular parties were sent out by the Observatory to stations on the line of central eclipse, these stations extending from Creston, Wyoming, to Dallas, Texas. Besides the regular parties, several other observers were stationed at various
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States Naval Observatory.
OCLC Number: 4759919
Description: xiv, 426 p. : ill., 58 pl. (1 fold.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Instructions for observing the total solar eclipse of July 29, 1878 --
Observations at Creston, Wyoming --
Observations at Separation, Wyoming --
Observations at Idaho Springs, Colorado --
Observations at Central City, Colorado --
Observations at Pike's Peak, Colorado --
Observations at Observations at Denver, Colorado --
Observations at Schuyler, Colorado --
Observations at La Junta, Colorado --
Observations at West Las Animas, Colorado --
Observations at Dallas, Texas --
Miscellaneous Reports --
Observations of the total solar eclipse of January 11, 1880, made at Santa Lucia Mountain, California.
Series Title: [United States. Naval Observatory] Washington observations, 1876., Appendix III
Responsibility: issued by the United States Naval Observatory.

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Through the liberality of Congress, the sum of $8,000 was given to the Naval Observatory for the purpose of observing the solar eclipse of July 29, 1878. With this money, eight regular parties were sent out by the Observatory to stations on the line of central eclipse, these stations extending from Creston, Wyoming, to Dallas, Texas. Besides the regular parties, several other observers were stationed at various points along the line.

Reports involving the January 11, 1880 total eclipse begin on page 395 of this document.

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