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" I saw, with a 12-inch reflector, a spot burst in pieces while I was looking at it. I could not expect such an event, and therefore cannot be certain of the exact particulars; but the appearance, as it struck me at the time, was like that of a piece of... "
Astronomical Register: A Medium of Communication for Amateur Observers and ... - Page 32
1867
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Descriptive Astronomy

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomy - 1867 - 816 pages
...profile unless its breadth and depth April 1864, p. 225. are considerable : hence such observations directions. I was then a very young astronomer, but...in another cluster, in August 1845. On August 23, 1 86 1, I counted 70 distinct spots with a telescope of only three inches aperture charged with a power...
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The Franklin Journal, and American Mechanics' Magazine

1870
...this Journal.} The astronomer Wollaston says: " Once I saw, with a 12-inch reflector, a spot burst in pieces while I was looking at it. I could not expect...astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact." Carrington, Hodgson aud Brodie have observed brilliant clouds appear in the neighborhood of spots,...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1871
...Inst). The astronomer Wallaston says : — " Once I saw, with a 12-inch reflector, a spot burst in pieces while I was looking at it I could not expect...astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact" Carrington, Hodgson and Brodie have observed brilliant clouds appear in the neighborhood of spots,...
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Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes

Thomas William Webb - Astronomy - 1873 - 343 pages
...struck me at the time, was like that of a piece of ice when dashed on a frozen pond, which breaks to pieces and slides on the surface in various directions....young astronomer, but I think I may be sure of * The probability resulting from one or two coincidences in the position of lines would of course be but...
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Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes

Thomas William Webb - Astronomy - 1881 - 493 pages
...struck me at the time, was like that of a piece of ice when dashed on a frozen pond, which breaks to pieces and slides on the surface in various directions....astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact/ It is also stated that Bayley, who sailed twice with Captain 1 The probability resulting from one or...
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Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes

Thomas William Webb - Astronomy - 1881 - 493 pages
...that of a piece of ice when dashed on a frozen pond, which breaks to pieces and slides on the suiface in various directions. I was then a very young astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact.' It is also stated that Bayley, who sailed twice with Captain ' The probability resulting from one or...
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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: The sun, planets, and comets

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomical instruments - 1889
...the same group is far more noticeable than the relative drift of different groups. The most casual observer can hardly fail to be struck with the rapidity...immense number is likewise very noticeable. On April 26, 1 846, Schmidt at Bonn counted upwards of 200 single spots and points in one of the large groups then...
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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: The sun, planets, and comets

George Frederick Chambers - Astronomical instruments - 1889
...of the changes which take place in solar spots. Dr. Wollaston says: — "Once I saw, with a 1 3-inch reflector, a spot burst to pieces while I was looking...immense number is likewise very noticeable. On April 26, 1 846, Schmidt at Bonn counted upwards of 200 single spots and points in one of the large groups then...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Electronic journals - 1870
...Journal.') The astronomer "\Vollaston says : " Once I saw, with a 12-inch reflector, a spot burst in pieces while I was looking at it. I could not expect...astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact." Carrington, Hodgson aud Brodie have observed brilliant clouds appear in the neighborhood of spots,...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1871
...Franklin InstA The astronomer Wallaston says : — " Once I saw, with a 12-mch reflector, a spot burst in pieces while I was looking at it I could not expect...astronomer, but I think I may be sure of the fact" Carrington, Hodgson and Brodie have observed brilliant clouds appear in the neighborhood of spots,...
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