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ECLIPSES IN 1847.

In the year 1847, there will be four eclipses; two of the Sun, and two of the Moon, neither of which will be visible in the United States.

I. Wednesday, March 31st. A partial eclipse of the Moon, invisible in the United States.

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2 55.9 A.1

3 58.0 A. r Mean time at Washington.
5 1,1 A.)

Digits eclipsed, 3° 26' on the northern limb.

Angle of the first point of contact from the Moon's north point, 50° E. Angle of the last point of contact from the north point, 15 W.

This eclipse will be visible in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and South America.

II. Wednesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 15. A total Eclipse of the Sun, invisible in the United States.

Beginning of the general eclipse at April 14th, lOh. 38.4m. A. [Mean Time at Washington] in latitude 35° 55' S., and longitude 40° 23' E. of Greenwich.

Beginning of the total eclipse at April 14th, Ilk. 40.4m. A. in latitude 47° 39' S. and longitude 28° 29' East of Greenwich.

Central eclipse at Noon, at April 15th, Oh. 52.2m. in latitude 24' 30' S. and longitude 89° 58' East of Greenwich.

End of the total eclipse at April 15th, 2h. 35.8m. in latitude 16' 17' S.and longitude 151° 14' East of Greenwich.

End of the general eclipse at April 15th, 3h. 37.8m. in latitude 4° 3l' Sand longitude 137° 49' East of Greenwich.

This eclipse will be visible in the south of Africa, throughout Madagascar, the Indian Ocean, Australia, Borneo, and the neighboring islands, and in the south-eastern corner of Asia.

The total eclipse will traverse the Indian Ocean and the north of Australia, and the central line will pass over the following points on the earth's surface:

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III. Friday, September 24th. A partial eclipse of the Moon, invisible. in the United States.

h. m. Beginning of the eclipse, 8 18.8 M.^

Middle of the eclipse, 9 25.3 M. >• Mean Time at Washington.
End of the eclipse, 10 31.8 M.)

Digits eclipsed, 5° 2' on the south point.

Angle of the first point of contact from the Moon's north point, 123° E. Angle of the last point of contact from the north point, 159 W.

This eclipse will be risible in Asia, Australia, the east of Africa and Europe, and the West of South America.

IV. Saturday, October 9th. An annular eclipse of the Sun, invisible in the United States.

Begins on the Earth generally at Oh. 58. 1m. M. [Mean Time at Washington] in latitude 38° 30' N. and longitude 0° 9' E. of Greenwich.

Central eclipse begins on the Earth at 2h. 14.9m. M. in latitude 52° 8' N. and longitude 16° 3' West of Greenwich.

Central eclipse at Noon, at 3h. 30.6m. M. in latitude 31° 22' N. and longitude 47' 11' E. of Greenwich.

Central eclipse ends on the Earth at 5h. 28.3m. M. in latitude 18° 9', and longitude 105° 44' E. of Greenwich.

Ends on the Earth generally at 6h. 45.0m. M. in latitude 4° 40' N. and longitude 88° 4' E. of Greenwich.

This eclipse will be visible throughout Europe, the northern half of Africa and the greater part of Asia.

The central eclipse traverses the south of Ireland and Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Turkey in Europe, Asia Minor, the north of Arabia, the Red Sea, Hindostan, the Bay of Bengal and the Bunnah Empire, and the central line passes over the following points on the earth's surface:

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OCCULTATIONS

Elements for facilitating the calculation of Occultations which may be eisible in (he United States, in 1847.

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ECLIPSES OF THE SATELLITES OF JUPITER IN 1847. Visible in the United States, in Mean Time at Washington,

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