Punch,  3 (1842), 247.

The Moon's Rising and Setting



Announcement, Drollery


Invention, Astronomy

    Announces that in 1843 there will be thirteen new moons 'but it has not yet been discovered what to do with the old ones'. Adds other droll information about the moon including the claim that the crescent moon can be seen 'either in Mornington or Burton'.

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