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exploration near Agades and Timbuktu in advance of the 1973 total solar eclipse

Jay M. Pasachoff

exploration near Agades and Timbuktu in advance of the 1973 total solar eclipse

by Jay M. Pasachoff

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Published by Munger Africana Library] in [Pasadena .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Niger,
  • Mali
    • Subjects:
    • Niger -- Description and travel.,
    • Mali -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jay M. Pasachoff.
      SeriesMunger Africana Library notes, no. 7, Munger Africana Library notes ;, issue #7.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ733 .M9175 no. 7, DT547.2 .M9175 no. 7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p.
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5083308M
      LC Control Number74154393

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      Learn The Sun and the Total Eclipse of August from University of Colorado Boulder. A total eclipse is one of the most spectacular sights you can ever see! It looks like the end of the world may be at hand. There is a black hole in the sky.   The total solar eclipse of March 8, , as seen by skywatching columnist and other passengers aboard Alaska Airlines Flight from Alaska to Hawaii. (Image credit: Joe Rao/).

        A total solar eclipse is a celestial event that happens about once a year. While this eclipse will largely take place over the ocean, it's still possible to enjoy the incredible view no matter. Total Eclipse of the Sun: June 30 Global Circumstances and Animation. The global visibility of this solar eclipse is shown in the diagram to the left. A higher quality version of this global plot can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking on this image. An explanation of this diagram can be found here.


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