Punch,  21 (1851), 66.

Our Own View of the Eclipse



Essay, Drollery


Astronomy, Observation, Instruments

    Shares the public's disappointment with the solar eclipse. The author explains how he prepared a smoked-glass plate through which to observe the phenomenon but was dismayed to find that the sun did not disappear.

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