Punch,  22 (1852), 198.

A Thing Difficult to Imagine



News-Commentary, Drollery


Astronomy, Scientific Practitioners, Observation

    Responding to an astronomer's report of 'a fine group of spots on the sun', suggests anybody who considers spots to be fine to be observing the sun 'with the eye of a Macassar'.

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