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ASTRONOMY.

PLAINLY WORDED AND LARGELY UNTECHNICAL IN LAN-
GUAGE. AMPLY ILLUSTRATED.

ISSUED MONTHLY EXCEPT JULY AND SEPTEMBER.
ANNUAL VOLUME (10 Numbers).

VOL. VIII.

WILLIAM W. PAYNE.

1900

EDITORS:

H. C. WILSON.

OFFICE OF PUBLICATION:

GOODSELL OBSERVATORY OF CARLETON COLLEGE,

NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Action of central attraction, Orbit of bodies under-R. W. Wood, 2 Figs...... 33
Algol, Light curves for-H. C. Wilson........................
type variable, New-.......

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159

523

45

514

53
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Canes Venatici, The great spiral nebula in-Plate II..........
Carleton and Guilford observing parties, Plate XII, opposite.......

304

Circular orbit of a variable star of the Algol type, Plate IV, opposite........... 113
Constellations, Map of—................40, 97, 155, 211, 283, 338, 390, 456, 512, 556
Corona of the Sun without an eclipse, E. Miller.......

85

350

of total solar eclipse seen at New Orleans.........
Solar-(Burckhalter), Plate XIII, opposite.......

353

368

(Hadden), Plate XIV, opposite.......
(Moye), Plate XIV....

368

297

The-H. C. Wilson, Plate XI, opposite....... Dole, Robert M.-Meteors charted, (Andromede).

52 520

Orionids...............

Earth's path. W. W. Payne.........

527

240

115

424

Eclipse track and observing stations in the U. S., Plate X, opposite......
Elliptic orbit of an Algol variable. H. C. Wilson......
Equatorial telescope, On the adjustment of-10 Figs...
Eros among the stars, The apparent path of—.......
Hosford, Henry H.-Meteors charted (Leonid).
Interesting phase of recent solar eclipse............
Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus in 1900, Apparent paths of—..
Keeler, James Edward, Plate XVII, opposite 409, Plate XX, opposite............ 476
Leonids, Chart of-F. P. Brackett......

447
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465
39

164
120
124

117

of equal stars in tangency, and of ẞ Lyrae, H. C. Wilson........... 122
Theoretical-H. C. Wilson....

121

.147, 148, 149, 150
38
448

Allegheny Observatory, Plate XXI, opposite.......

Anderson's new variable in Hercules, 2 Figs...
Annular eclipse of Sun Nov. 21, 1900.......

Camera by Gall and Lembke.........

Light curve of Algol, Wilsing's—H. C. Wilson...

of U Ophiuchi, H. C. Wilson...........

curves for Algol, H. C. Wilson.........

Lunar formations...........

Mars and Neptune in 1900, Apparent path of-..

Map of Plate XVIII, opposite.................

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Measuring astronomical photographs, Machine for-Flora E. Harpham,

Plate V, opposite.........

Mercury and Venus during 1900, Apparent path of—.
Merope Nebula in the Pleiades, Plate IX, opposite.......
Meteors charted (Andromede). Robert M. Dole.......
H. C. Wilson.......

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225

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Meteors charted at Jamaica Plain.........

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.568, 569

at Northfield Nov. 13, 14, 1900......
(Leonid). Campos Rodriques
Henry H. Hosford...

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Jas. B. Westhaver..
Northfield, Minn.......

18

Weston Wetherbee at Barre Center, N. Y........... 19

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80

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113

115

448

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520

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447

53 251

221

from Ursa Major..
The Lyrid-......

Miller, E.-Corona of the Sun without an eclipse......
Neptune and Mars in 1900, Apparent paths of—....

Orbit of an Algol variable, Circular-Plate IV, opposite.........

of a variable, Elliptic-H. C. Wilson.......

of Eros.

of Leonids, W. W. Payne, 2 Figs........

of Orionids shower...... Path of eclipse of May 28, 1900, from Nature... of Eros among the stars, The apparent-.. Photographic camera by Gall and Lembke....

Photographing the corona, 2 Figs.......

Planets and stars in the vicinity of the eclipsed Sun......

Potsdam, New photographic telescope of the Astrophysical Observatory at-
Plate I, opposite........

Propagation of tidal wave, 3 Figs.

Repsold, The-Plate V, opposite....

Rodriques, Campos, Meteors charted (Leonid).

Rutherford, The-Plate V, opposite.......

Satellites of Saturn.......

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Saturn, Uranus and Jupiter in 1900, Apparent paths of—..

Saturn's satellites.......

Spiral nebula in Canes Venatici, The great-Plate II, opposite....

SS Cygni, Maximum of—..........

Stars in vicinity of the Sun, May 28, 1900.........

Sun, Photograph of-May 18, 1894, Plate III...

spot curve, W. A. Crusinberry.......

241

Swift, Dr. Lewis, Photographic search for intra-mercurial planets........
Telescope of the astrophysical Observatory, New photographic—Plate I.........
Total eclipse of the Sun May 28, 1900.....
Total solar eclipse, B. A. A. station (Wadesboro, N. C.), Plate XV, opposite. 369
St. Louis university station (Washington, Ga.), Plate
XV, opposite.....

369

Station at Wadesboro, N. C., Plate XVI, oppposite......... 372 U Ophiuchi, Light curve of-H. C. Wilson......... Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter in 1900, Apparent paths of—. Variation in Latitude, J. K. Rees, Plate VII, opposite......

124 39 172

Wauschoff zenith telescope at Columbia university Observatory, J. K. Rees,

Plate VI, opposite......

Westhaver, Jas. B.-Meteors charted (Leonid).

Wetherbee, Weston-Meteors charted (Leonid)..

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.375, 376, 377

129 24 129 .341, 392 39 ..341, 392

4 46 243 57 162 218 1

Whitin Observatory of Wellesley college, Plate XIX, opposite....

Wilson, H. C., Meteors charted (Andromede).
Zodiacal light in Leo, A. E. Douglass, Plate VIII, opposite.....

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