He also observed the eclipse of the sun on May 4, 1818.
foretold that there would be a solar eclipse in that year, as stated by Herodotus.
After a long eclipse it was finally re-established, though in a very modified form, by Alfonso Liguori about the middle of the 18th century.
The solar eclipse of 1748 made a deep impression upon him; and having graduated as seventh wrangler from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1754, he determined to devote himself wholly to astronomy.
In 1860 De la Rue took the photoheliograph to Spain for the purpose of photographing the total solar eclipse which occurred on the 18th of July of that year.
it suffers partial eclipse and fades to magnitude 3.5.
For the Algol variables it is possible to form even more direct calculations of the density, for from the duration of the eclipse an approximate estimate of the size of the star may be made.
soon afterwards, but Grant's own fortunes suffered a temporary eclipse owing to a disagreement with Halleck.
He dallied till the end of August, many weeks after the defeat, when the coming of Syracusan reinforcements decided him to depart; but on the 27th of that month was an eclipse of the moon, on the strength of which he insisted on a delay of almost another month.
When the eclipse is total, there is a real geometrical shadow - very small compared with the penumbra (for the apparent diameters of the sun and moon are nearly equal, but their distances are as 370: I); when the eclipse is annular, the shadow is all penumbra.
His pupil, Rainer Gemma-Frisius, used it for the observation of the solar eclipse of January 1544 at Louvain, and fully described the methods he adopted for making measurements and drawings of the eclipsed sun, in his De Radio Astronomico et Geometrico (1545).
In the case of any subject-kind, its definition and its existence being avouched by vas, "heavenly body" for example, the problem is, given the fact of a non-self-subsistent characteristic of it, such as the eclipse of the said body, to find a ground, a / .t aov which expressed the a'irwv, in virtue of which the adjectival concept can be exhibited as belonging to the subjectconcept Kau' a&rO in the strictly adequate sense of the phrase in which it means also?7 abrO.
The third and twelfth labours may be solar, the horned hind representing the moon, and the carrying of Cerberus to the upper world an eclipse, while the last episode of the hero's tragedy is possibly a complete solar myth developed at Trachis.
In 1862 he received the gold medal of the latter society, and in 1864 a Royal medal from the Royal Society, for his observations on the total eclipse of the sun in 1860, and for his improvements in astronomical photography.
Accordingly, in 1867, Smith was appointed assistant in the Assyriology department, and the earliest of his successes was the discovery of two inscriptions, one fixing the date of the total eclipse of the sun in the month Sivan in May 763 B.C., and the other the date of an invasion of Babylonia by the Elamites in 2280 B.C. In 1871 he published Annals of Assur-bani-pal, transliterated and translated, and communicated to the newlyfounded Society of Biblical Archaeology a paper on "The Early History of Babylonia," and an account of his decipherment of the Cypriote inscriptions.
II.), by means of which Assyrian chronology is fixed from 911 B.C. to 666 B.C., the solar eclipse of June 15th, 763 B.C., which is recorded in the eponymy of Pur-Sagale, placing the dead reckoning for these later periods upon an absolutely certain basis.
Subtract 413 from 777, the remainder is 364; and 364 divided by four gives 91 without a remainder; consequently the eclipse happened in the fourth year of the ninety-first Olympiad, which is the date to which it is referred by Thucydides.
It was no doubt owing to his position as the second figure of the triad that enabled him to survive the political eclipse of Nippur and made his sanctuary a place of pilgrimage to which Assyrian kings down to the days of Assur-bani-pal paid their homage equally with Babylonian rulers.
As early as 1831 (during the annular eclipse of the sun) she had been her father's assistant in his observations.
The decisive battle, in the sixth year, was interrupted by the famous solar eclipse on the 28th of May 585 predicted by Thales.
In 1743, from the circumstance that an eclipse not visible in Philadelphia because of a storm had been observed in Boston, where the storm although north-easterly did not occur until an hour after the eclipse, he surmised that storms move against the wind along the Atlantic coast.
Archimedes concluded from his measurements that the sun's diameter was greater than 27' and less than 32'; and even Tycho Brahe was so misled by his measures of the apparent diameters of the sun and moon as to conclude that a total eclipse of the sun was impossible.'
So little was the scientific conception of the solar system familiar to Epicurus that he could reproach the astronomers, because their account of an eclipse represented things otherwise than as they appear to the senses, and could declare that the sun and stars were just as large as they seemed to us.
Devoted to astronomy from his earliest years, he eagerly observed the heavens at a garret window with a telescope made by himself, and at nineteen began his career with the publication of a short work on the solar eclipse of the 5th of August 1766.
The eclipse meant is, presumably, that of the Crucifixion (so Origen, contra Celsum, ii.
Attracted to astronomy by the solar eclipse of the 12th of May 1706, he obtained permission in 1710 to lodge in the dome of the Luxembourg, procured some instruments, and there observed the total eclipse of the 22nd of May 1724.
At the great Indian eclipse of 1868 he demonstrated the gaseous nature of the red prominences, and devised a method of observing them under ordinary daylight conditions.
The happy coincidence of a lunar eclipse gives us the 20th of September 331 as the exact day upon which the Macedonian army crossed the Tigris.
On the other hand he is quoted by Theon of Alexandria (who observed an eclipse at Alexandria in A.D.
It was not however till the autumn that direct negotiations could be resumed, and by that time the eclipse of President Wilson placed Italy at an advantage.
Here the central glory of the Cross as "the power of God unto salvation" suffered some eclipse, although the passion of Christ was felt to be a transcendent act of Divine Grace in one way or another.
She found the maestro towards the end of 1837 dispirited by a temporary eclipse of popularity and in the first stage of his fatal malady, and carried him off to winter with her in the south.
32-33), besides a great earthquake in Bithynia, an eclipse so remarkable that it became night " at the sixth hour of the day."
Eclipse of the moon, e.g.
It was mainly accident which determined that from the 12th to the 17th century Avicenna should be the guide of medical study in European universities, and eclipse the names of Rhazes, Ali ibn al-Abbas and Avenzoar.
For these reasons the coelostat is never likely to be largely employed in general astronomical work, but it is admirably adapted for spectroscopic and bolometric observations of the sun, and for use in eclipse expeditions.
Julius to explain the "flash spectrum" seen during a solar eclipse at the moment at which totality occurs..
avirLs), on the Kahbur, held with the capital Asshur in the insurrection that occurred in 763 (the year of the eclipse), when evidently some one (an Adad-nirari ?) wore the crown, at least for a time.
The question, however, is not whether Thales could predict the eclipse of the sun with any chance of success - much less whether he could state beforehand at what places the eclipse would be visible, as some have erroneously supposed, and which of course would have been quite impossible for him to do, but simply whether he 1 Bretschneider (Die Geom.
Assyrian chronology is, therefore, certain from 911 B.C. to 666, and an eclipse of the sun which is stated to have been visible in the month Sivan, 763 B.C., is one that has been calculated to have taken place on the 15th of June of that year.
See also under ECLIPSE and ASTRONOMY.
The most complete hydrogen spectrum is that measured by Evershed 8 in the flash spectrum observed during a total solar eclipse, and contains thirty-one lines, all of which agree with considerable accuracy with the formula, if the frequency number n is calculated correctly by reducing the wave-length to vacuo.9 It is a characteristic of Balmer's formula that the frequency approaches a definite limit as s is increased, and it was soon discovered that in several other spectra besides hydrogen, series of lines could be found, which gradually come nearer and nearer to each other as they become fainter, and approach a definite limit.
Among the Greeks, whose literature never suffered a complete eclipse, a similar effort to restore the classical tongue resulted in a kind of compromise; the conventional literary language, which is neither ancient nor modern, differs widely from the ver nacular.
As to the astronomical knowledge of Thales we have the following notices: - (1) besides the prediction of the solar eclipse, Eudemus attributes to him the discovery that the circuit of the sun between the solstices is not always uniform; 6 (2) he called the last day of the month the thirtieth (Diog.
But he seems to have been well cared for, and he was at the age of fourteen sufficiently advanced "in algebra, geometry, astronomy, and even the higher mathematics," to calculate a solar eclipse within four seconds of accuracy.
The main result of the threefold division of 1392 was a succession of civil wars which led to the temporary eclipse of Bavaria as a force in German politics.
Ever since the variability of Algol was observed it was suspected to be due to a partial eclipse of the star by a dark body nearly as large as itself revolving round it; but the explanation remained merely a surmise until K.
Not known early save as a purely local route, the Simplon Pass rose into importance when Napoleon caused the carriage road to be built across it between 1800 and 1807, though it suffered a new eclipse on the opening of the Mont Cenis (1871) and St Gotthard railways (1882).
On the accession of Edwig, however, in 955, Dunstan's fortunes underwent a temporary eclipse.
His observations of the protuberances on the sun, made during the total eclipse on the 10th of July 1860, are included in the work of Madler on the eclipse, published in 1861.
Various dates - ranging from 625 B.C. to 583 B.C. - have been assigned by different chronologists to this eclipse; but, since the investigations of Airy,2 Hind, 3 and Zech, 4 the date determined by them (May 28, 585 B.C.) has been generally accepted (for later authorities see Eclipse and Astronomy).
The second part of the statement of Herodotus - the reality of the prediction by Thales - has been frequently called in question, chiefly on the ground that, in order to predict a solar eclipse with any chance of success, one should have the command of certain astronomical facts which were not known until the 3rd century, B.C., and then merely approximately, and only employed with that object in the following century by Hipparchus.
To about the same time must be referred his celebrated prediction of the eclipse of the sun, which took place on the 28th of May 585 B.C. This event, which was of the highest importance, has given rise to much discussion: The account of it as given by Herodotus (i.
The full annular eclipse was observed further north in Scotland.
montage sequence of images of the total eclipse of 20 January 2000.
solar eclipse of the 20th century.
Once it was determined a real ring was needed for the movie, Eclipse, Meyer worked with Portland-based jewelry designer Rick Thurber and prop designer Grant Swain to create the movie prop ring.
Typically, the impact of an eclipse depends on its duration.
Everyone feels the impact of an eclipse, but when an eclipse falls in one's sign (as it does for Aquarius); it exerts a very powerful influence.
The impact of an eclipse is impossible to predict (although one can know, from the house, where the influence will be felt).
When you consider the life of Anakin Skywalker, he lived first for the light side of the Force and then moved to the dark side, and the meaning eclipse suits this character as a whole.
To turn to Eclipse's other sons.
He looked on the age in which he lived as a period of transition, to be followed either by an " eclipse of faith " or by a " revival of Christianity in a wider aspect," a " catholic, comprehensive, all-embracing Christianity " that " might yet overcome the world.
This at least is the generally accepted theory, although Eclipse's dam is said to have been covered by Shakespeare as well as by Marske.
This last-named celebrated horse-perhaps the most celebrated in the annals of the turf-was foaled on the 1st of April 1764, the day on which a remarkable eclipse of the sun occurred, and he was named after it.
In Eclipse's pedigree there are upwards of a dozen mares whose pedigrees are not known, but who are supposed to be of native blood.
Eclipse was a chestnut horse with a white blaze down his face; his off hind leg was white from the hock downwards, and he had black spots upon his rump-this peculiarity coming down to the present day in direct male descent.
When called upon to declare, he uttered the exclamation, which the event justified, " Eclipse first, and the rest nowhere."
Eclipse commenced his stud career in 1771, and had an enormous number of foals, of which four only in the direct male line have come down to us, viz.
Mercury was sire of Gohanna (1790), who was foaled in the same year as Waxy, and the two, who were both grandsons of Eclipse and both out of Herod mares, had several contests, Waxy generally getting the better of his cousin.
We append the pedigree of Blair Athol, winner of the Derby and St Leger in 1864, who, when subsequently sold by auction, fetched the then unprecedented sum of 12,000 guineas, as it contains, not only Stockwell (the emperor of stallions, as he has been termed), but Blink Bonny and Eleanor - in which latter animal are combined the blood of Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and Snap, - the mares that won the Derby in 1801 and 1857 respectively, as well as those queens of the stud, Eleanor's greatgranddaughter Pocahontas and Blink Bonny's dam Queen Mary.
Eclipse was a chestnut; Castrel, Selim and Rubens were chestnuts; so also were Glencoe and Pantaloon, of whom the latter had black spots on his hind quarters like Eclipse; and also Stockwell and Doncaster.
Whether the race-horse of to-day is as good as the stock to which he traces back has often been disputed, chiefly no doubt because he is brought to more early maturity, commencing to win races at two years instead of at five years of age, as in the days of Childers and Eclipse; but the highest authorities, and none more emphatically than the late Admiral Rous, have insisted that he can not only stay quite as long as his ancestors, but also go a good deal faster.
An insurrection was planned, and a solar eclipse in February 1831 and peculiar atmospheric conditions on the 13th of August were accepted as the signal for beginning the work.
The eclipse of the phytoalexins has been caused, at least in part, by the vagaries of fashion in research in Britain.
aeone held the final eon above her head, and let the darkness completely eclipse her body.
annular eclipselar eclipse occurs when the Moon is farther away and is not able to completely block the light.
apologetic argument from the early church on the issue of the eclipse at the crucifixion.
The Royal Astronomical Society has predicted that the moon is to turn blood-red during a lunar eclipse above British skies tonight.
bonus track ' Eclipse ' .
Next in line for eclipse chasers is some of southern Africa's most enticing terrain.
We know that during a total eclipse of the sun the moon is surrounded by a luminous corona.
corona effect of a solar eclipse which can give the appearance of wings.
A superb image of the sun's corona, captured during the 1999 total eclipse.
This study reports observations of traveling ionospheric disturbances made in the UK at the time of the total solar eclipse of 11 August 1999.
An eclipse drake with Eurasian Wigeon A. penelope on the sea at Scalby Mills.
eclipse of the sun is also observed across the county.
eclipse of the moon was apparent at 11 p.m. Thursday 12 Got up about 8 o'clock.
eclipse plumage, still distinguishable from females by the brilliant red legs.
eclipse watcher, Avebury's mysterious history attracted a group of UFO enthusiasts.
eclipse the moon often adopts a coppery red color.
eclipse the sun.
eclipse viewers provided for the event.
I had never observed a total solar eclipse prior to August 11, 1999.
Today's lunar eclipse could coincide with benefits coming your way.
partial solar eclipse visible from Orkney The clouds parted just long enough for a view of Monday morning's partial eclipse of the sun.
Regions of the world directly affected by the eclipse are plunged into an eerie half-light.
Disturbances of the western European ionosphere during the total solar eclipse of 11 august 1999 measured by a wide ionosonde and radar network.
ionosphere during the total solar eclipse of 11 august 1999 measured by a wide ionosonde and radar network.
lunar eclipse could coincide with benefits coming your way.
today's lunar eclipse could coincide with an ethical or financial drama.
First time I've seen a total lunar eclipse without clouds.
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes into the penumbra, or partial shadow.
The next total lunar eclipse after that is in 2007.
In a lunar eclipse the moon often adopts a coppery red color.
This week's solar new moon eclipse shows us the month is far from over in a glorious way!
Other eclipses The eclipse of an apparently small object by one which appears much larger is generally called an occultation.
At the center of the image lies a glowing dark orb, which possibly represents a solar eclipse.
Probably the least expected bird was an eclipse male pintail, being about 2 months early!
For 2005 Eclipse Theater has commissioned award-winning playwright Roy Williams to create a new play.
Acclaimed playwright Roy Williams has been commissioned to create a new drama for Eclipse Theater.
The female, juvenile and male in eclipse plumage are very similar with their mottled browns and paler belly.
reservoir simulation model An Eclipse 100 simulation model was provided by Kerr McGee for archiving.
It is a precious vessel set with jewels, and so resplendent as to eclipse the lights of the hall.
Eric Jones tells us what to expect this August when parts of South West England will experience a total solar eclipse.
An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon is farther away and is not able to completely block the light.
The next total solar eclipse visible from the UK mainland is on 23 September 2090.
The last total solar eclipse to be visible in Britain was in August 1999.
This will be the final total solar eclipse of the 20th century.
In a partial lunar eclipse, it partly enters the umbra and only part of its surface is darkened.
The many benefits of volunteering often go unsung - the good you do for others tends to eclipse the good it does for you.
Take lots of photos and get some admiring comments from other eclipse watchers.
The cause of this sudden eclipse was the cruel vengeance he took on the milites, or noble order, who, emulating the example of their brethren in Bohemia, were already attempting to curb the royal power.
These were: (I) that the earth must be spherical, because of the tendency of matter to fall together towards a common centre; (2) that only a sphere could always throw a circular shadow on the moon during an eclipse; and (3) that the shifting of the horizon and the appearance of new constellations, or the disappearance of familiar stars, as one travelled from north to south, could only be explained on the hypothesis that the earth was a sphere.
To see the eclipse of 1870 he escaped from besieged Paris in a balloon.
The amplitude of the phase is 1Ã¯¿½1 magnitude; and the absence of any stationary interval at minimum proves the eclipse to be partial, not annular.
On the 28th of May 585, during a battle on the Halys between him and Cyaxares, king of Media, an eclipse of the sun took place; hostilities were suspended, peace concluded, and the Halys fixed as the boundary between the two kingdoms. Alyattes drove the Cimmerii (see Scythia) from Asia, subdued the Carians, and took several Ionian cities (Smyrna, Colophon).
His fortunes suffered an eclipse upon the accession of Henry I., by whom he was imprisoned in deference to the popular outcry.
He successfully observed the total solar eclipse of the 8th of August 1896 at Novaya Zemlya, and purposed a voyage to India for the eclipse of 1898, but died suddenly at the Radcliffe Observatory on the 9th of May 1897.
It can be seen with the eye at the beginning or ending of a total eclipse of the sun, and with a suitable spectroscope at any time under favourable conditions, (See SUN and ECLIPSE.)
for "crown"), in astronomy, the exterior envelope of the sun, being beyond the photosphere and chromosphere, invisible in the telescope and unrecognized by the spectroscope, except during a total eclipse (see SUN; Eclipse).
The duration of each eclipse is 94 hours.
In an elaborate memoir 2 he showed that the ancient solar eclipses described by Herodotus, Thucydides, and others, which seemed to require an increased value of the secular acceleration of the moon's mean motion to bring them into line with modern results, might safely be neglected, the ambiguity of the accounts in each case rendering uncertain either the totality of the eclipse or the place from which it was visible.
Most of the metallic vapours that produce this lie too close to the photosphere for the separation to be made except during eclipses, when a flash spectrum of bright lines shines out for, say, five seconds after the continuous spectrum has disappeared, and again before it reappears (see Eclipse).
Each eclipse gave a moment at which the longitude of the moon was 180Ã‚° different from that of the sun.
During a lunar eclipse we always have D =180Ã‚°, very nearly, and 2D=360Ã‚°.
Shakespeare was the son of Hobgoblin by Aleppo, and consequently the male line of the Darley Arabian would come through these horses instead of through Bartlett's Childers, Squirt, and Marske; the Stud-Book, however, says that Marske was the sire of Eclipse.
The Sorcerer (1796) Trumpator (1782) hock should have Young Giantess (1790) Houghton Lass(1801) Sir Peter* (1784) plenty of bone, and Alexina (1788) Clinker (1805) Sir Peter* (1784) be strongly affixed Hyale (1797) to the leg, and Pewet (1786) Tandem (1773) Termagant show no signs of Eclipse (1764) Grecian Princess (x770) curb; the bones Highflyer (1774) below the hock Termagant Gohanna (1790) should be flat, and Catherine (1795) free from adhePaynator (1791) Sister to Zodiac sions; the liga - Sir Peter* (1784) Arethusa (1792) ments and tendons Pot-8-os (,773) well developed, and Prunella (1788) Whalebone* by Waxy* (1807) standing out from Gohanna mare Selim (1802) the bone; the joints Canary Bird (1806) well formed and Orville: (1799) Emily (r8,o) wide, yet without Harriett (1819) Pericles (1809) undue enlarge - Selim mare (1812) JWhalebone* (1807) Waxy* (1790) ment; the pasterns Penelope (1798) Gift(1818) Young Gohanna (,81o) (1808) and feet similar to (Sister to Grazier by Sir Peter* those of the fore: Winner of the St Leger.
The eclipse male Ring-necked Duck was again present on the Great Pool all week.
Perhaps the eclipse of the phytoalexins has been caused, at least in part, by the vagaries of fashion in research in Britain.
Valspar colors that compliment Victorian style include the pastel pink Morning Glow, dark bluish-gray Evening Eclipse and light bluish gray Shark Loop.
The next movie in the series, Eclipse, and is set for release in 2010.
Kristen has many projects on the go including the third installment of the Twilight series, Eclipse, as well as the highly anticipated Joan Jett biopic, The Runaways, where she will play the legendary rocker.
The Eclipse design earring is created in a stunning iridescent in addition to gold, silver, and aquamarine.
Rock Mantic Collection, the Vitrail Eclipse black lead crystal earring is stunning with its contrasting cross and starburst design.
It is available in black, dark huckleberry and eclipse blue.
From official licensed vehicles like the Nissan Skyline R34 GTR, Mazda Miata, and Mitsubishi Eclipse to "real" mods from NOS, HKS, Enkei and StreetGlow, this game was (and still is) a bit hit with the "tuner" culture.
Twilight is the first book in the series of the same name, followed by New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.
Based on Twilight: Eclipse, Rosalie fans may enjoy dressing up as the icy blonde in her wedding dress.
Alice wears many different outfits from her Grace Kelly turn in Eclipse to her simply elegant black dress at Bella's birthday party to her black shirts and oversized white jackets for school.
In the book, Eclipse, Stephanie Meyer describes Bella's engagement ring in the following manner: "The face was a long oval, set with slanting rows of glittering round stones.
Stephanie Meyer first described the engagement ring that vampire Edward Cullen presented to his human girlfriend, Bella Swan, in the book Eclipse as follows: "Nestled into the black satin, Elizabeth Masen's ring sparkled in the dim light.
No matter what happens, know that the upcoming eclipse will shine a light on exactly what it is you need to do.
Once this task is complete, next year's eclipse (and housing Jupiter in the 1st house), may actually bring you that person.
The truth of the matter is, Aquarius, without an eclipse and perhaps without Saturn, you may never decide to become serious about marriage.
New Moon is the second of four books by Stephanie Meyer including Twilight, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.
Many of the fans of the Twilight series are eagerly looking forward to New Moon, Eclipse and finally Breaking Dawn.
World of Twilight: This is a link back to the main page for the Twilight saga which offers links for Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.
If you are a huge Twilight fan or a mega fan that might just border on obsession (and there are plenty of you out there), you probably know every single fact about New Moon, Twilight, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.
The reason behind this is because filming for Eclipse begins as the post-production is being finished for New Moon.
New Moon is set for release in November of 2009 with Eclipse following closely behind it.
The third movie in the Twilight series was Eclipse, and the soundtrack for this film was released on June 8, 2010.
The soundtrack to Eclipse never hit number one on the Billboard charts though it was one of the 50 best-selling albums of the year.
Recorded at the famed Abbey Road Studios, the album features 10 different tracks (originally intended for two sides) including Speak to Me, Breathe, On the Run, Time, The Great Gig in the Sky and Eclipse.
Eclipse (Stories that occur in the first chapter of Eclipse and conclude by the end of Eclipse).
Anikin is said to mean warrior by some name generators, but the name also is similar to a Hebrew word that means eclipse.
The amplitude of the phase is 1ï¿½1 magnitude; and the absence of any stationary interval at minimum proves the eclipse to be partial, not annular.
The sovereign, Phra Paramendr Maha Mongkut, was a very accomplished man, an enlightened reformer and devoted to science; his death, indeed, was caused by fatigue and exposure while observing an eclipse.
The photographs obtained on that occasion proved beyond doubt the solar character of the prominences or red flames, seen around the limb of the moon during a solar eclipse.
This mare was by Eclipse's son Alexander (1782) out of a mare by Highflyer (son of Herod) out of a daughter of Alfred, by Matchem out of a daughter of Snap. Bustard (1813), whose dam was a daughter of Shuttle, and his son Heron (1833), Sultan (1816) and his sons Glencoe (1831) and Bay Middleton (1833) and Middleton's sons Cowl (1842) and the Flying Dutchman (1846), Pantaloon (1824) and his son Windhound (1847), Langar (1817) and his son Epirus (1834) and grandson Pyrrhus the First (1843), are representatives of Castrel and Selim.
He was thus ten years the senior of Herod, representing the Byerly Turk, and sixteen years before Eclipse, though long subsequent to Flying Childers, who represent the Darley Arabian.
In the article Horseracing mention is made of some of the great horses of recent years; but the following list of the principal sires of earlier days indicates also how their progeny found a place among the winners of the three great races, the Derby (D), Oaks (0), and St Leger (L) Eclipse: Young Eclipse (D), Saltram (D), Sergeant (D), Annette (0).
Hutton reservoir simulation model An Eclipse 100 simulation model was provided by Kerr McGee for archiving.
The lens may then be also dispensed with, and the whole collimator becomes unnecessary if the luminous source is narrow and at a great distance, as for instance in the case of the crescent of the sun near the second and third contact of a total solar eclipse.
74) contains two statements: - (i) the fact that the eclipse did actually take place during a battle between the Medes and the Lydians, that it was a total eclipse (Herodotus calls it a " night battle "), that it caused a cessation of hostilities and led to a lasting peace between the contending nations; (2) that Thales had foretold the eclipse to the Ionians, and fixed the year in which it actually did take place.
Stars of the class to which the Algol type of variables belongs will appear to us to vary only in the exceptional case when the plane of the orbit passes so near our sun that one body appears to pass over the other and so causes an eclipse.
In a lunar eclipse, on the other hand, the earth is the shadow-casting body, and the moon is the screen, and we observe things according to our first point of view.
25), and a great dragon or serpent is often the cause of eclipses, so that in India, on the occasion of an eclipse, its attention can be attracted by bathing in a sacred stream, or by a ritual which includes the worship of the image of the snake-god (i.
The Russian Government in 1914 sent the " Eclipse " under Otto Sverdrup to search for Brusilov and Rusanov.
Cappadocia also fell before Cyaxares; in a war with the Lydian Empire the decisive battle was broken off by the celebrated eclipse of the sun on the, 28th of May 585 B.C., foretold by Thales (Herod.
His notice of "Baily's Beads," during an annular eclipse of the sun on the 15th of May 1836, at Inch Bonney in Roxburghshire, started the modern series of eclipse-expeditions.
They were carried off and assassinated by Anastasius's brother, Eleutherius, whose reputation, however, suffered but a momentary eclipse.
The lunar theory connects it with the disappearance of the moon at the time of change or during an eclipse.
Between 1809 and 1822 there was a period of comparative eclipse, during which he was indeed at times in office, but in lesser places than he would have been prepared to accept between 1804 and 1809, and was regarded with general distrust.
His influence, which grew during the 18th century in spite of the depreciation of Dr Johnson, has shared in the eclipse of the Queen Anne wits which began about the time of Jeffrey.
So we find a Logos doctrine more or less prominent from the dawn of Hellenic thought to its eclipse.
In the higher chromosphere on occasions metallic gases are carried up to such a level that without an eclipse a bright line spectrum of many elements may be seen, but it is always possible to see those of hydrogen and helium, and by opening the slit of the spectroscope so as to weaken still further the continuous spectrum from the photosphere (now a mere reflection) the actual forms of the gaseous structures called prominences round the sun's rim may be seen.
He observed the total solar eclipse of the 18th of July 1860, at Torreblanca in Spain, and in the same year began experiments in stellar spectroscopy.
Though an eclipse of the sun prevented his bringing with him more than a handful of troops, he overthrew the tyrant's far superior force on the ridge of Cynoscephalae; but wishing to slay Alexander with his own hand, he rushed forward too eagerly and was cut down by the tyrant's guards.
This, though once the predominant industry, has been surpassed by the deep-sea fisheries, which derived a great impetus from beam-trawling, introduced in 1882, and steam line fishing in 1889, and threaten to rival if not to eclipse those of Grimsby.
It is generally supposed that it was in turn adopted by the Turks after the capture of Constantinople in 1453, either as a badge of triumph, or to commemorate a partial eclipse of the moon on the night of the final attack.
Hence the invention of Galahad, son to Lancelot by the Grail king's daughter; predestined by his lineage to achieve the quest, foredoomed, the quest achieved, to vanish, a sacrifice to his father's fame, which, enhanced by connexion with the Grailwinner, could not risk eclipse by his presence.
In the i7th century the domestic and foreign state papers eclipse other sources almost more completely than in the 16th.
Sacrobosco's De sphaera, he read all the books on the subject that he could buy or borrow; observed a partial solar eclipse on the 12th of September 1662; and attempted the construction of measuring instruments.
The precision with which the path of an eclipse is laid down years in advance cannot but imbue the minds of men with a high sense of the perfection reached by astronomical theories; and the discovery, by purely mathematical processes, of the changes which the orbits and motions of the planets are to undergo through future ages is more impressive the more fully one apprehends the nature of the problem.
The Chung further relates the tragic fate of the official astronomers, Hsi and Ho, put to death for neglecting to perform the rites customary during an eclipse of the sun, identified by Professor S.
The famous " eclipse of Thales " in 585 B.C. has not, it is true, been authenticated by modern research 8; yet the story told by Herodotus appears to intimate that a knowledge of the Saros, and of the forecasting facilities connected with it, was possessed by the Ionian sage.
The Indian eclipse of the 18th of August 1868 supplied knowledge of their spectrum, found to include the yellow ray of an exotic gas named by Sir Norman Lockyer " helium."
Under cover of an eclipse visible in North America on the 7th of August 1869, the bright green line of the corona was discerned; and Professor C. A.
This significant but evanescent phenomenon, which represents the direct emissions of a low-lying solar envelope, was photographed by William Shackleton on the occasion of an eclipse in Novaya Zemlya on the 9th of August 1896; and it has since been abundantly registered by exposures made during the obscurations of 1898, 1900, 1901 and 1905.
Heinrich Schwabe established, in 1851, the cyclical variation, in eleven years, of spot-frequency; terrestrial magnetic disturbances manifestly obeyed the same law; and the peculiar winged aspect of the corona disclosed by the eclipse of the 29th of July 1878, at an epoch of minimum sun-spots, intimated to A.
(See Eclipse.) The varying phases of the moon, due to the different aspects presented by an opaque globe illuminated by the sun, are too familiar to require explanation.
Each eclipse gave a moment at which the longitude of the moon was 180° different from that of the sun.
During a lunar eclipse we always have D =180°, very nearly, and 2D=360°.
He visited England in 1748, and, in company with the earl of Morton and James Short the optician, continued his journey to Scotland, where he observed the annular eclipse of July 25.
Solar and lunar myths usually account for the observed phenomena of eclipse, waning and waxing, sunset, spots on the moon, and so forth by various mythical adventures of the animated heavenly beings.
The eclipse of the great idea of the balance of power in Europe was no sudden affair; the most flourishing years of the reign were still enlightened by it: witness the repurchase of Dunkirk from Charles II.
To all these phenomena some significance was attached, and this significance was naturally intensified in the case of such a striking phenomenon as an eclipse of the moon.
He was also the sire of Cade, own brother to Lath, and of Regulus the maternal grandsire of Eclipse.
Without prosecuting this subject further, it may be enough here to follow out the lines of the Darley Arabian, the Byerly Turk, and the Godolphin Arabian or Barb, the main ancestors of the British thoroughbred of the 18th and 19th centuries, through several famous race-horses, each and all brilliant winners,-Flying Childers, Eclipse, Herod and Matchem,-to whom it is considered sufficient to look as the great progenitors of the race-horse of to-day.
The Darley Arabian's line is represented in a twofold degreefirst, through his son Flying Childers, his grandsons Blaze and Snip, and his great-grandson Snap, and, secondly, through his other son Bartlett's Childers and his great-great-grandson Eclipse.
This horse, who was never trained, was the sire of Squirt (1732), whose son Marske (1750) begat Eclipse and Young Marske (1762), sire of Shuttle (1793).
annular solar eclipse on 25th July, 1748, which could be seen from his home town.
October's lunar eclipse Ã¢ the view from Greenwich The last total lunar eclipse visible until 2007 took place on October 28 2004.
millenniumm stadium will be even more tense than this, if we win, it will even eclipse this as an experience.
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