In these subtly linked novellas, Muharem Bazdulj takes the reader across several centuries of Yugoslav history, finding in three very different sets of circumstances a common longing to escape the desperation and depression of life in the ...
Author: Muharem Bazdulj
Publisher: Bosnian Literature
"Originally published in Bosnian by Ajfelov most as Tranzit, kometa, pomraecenje in 2007" -- Verso title page.
The specific events to be considered here are the total solar eclipses of 1868, 1869 and 1878 and the transits of Venus of 1874 and 1882. The available media responded to public interest as well as generating more interest.
Author: Stella Cottam
Grabbing the attention of poets, politicians and the general public alike, a series of spectacular astronomical events in the late 1800s galvanized Americans to take a greater interest in astronomy than ever before. At a time when the sciences were not yet as well established in the United States as they were in Europe, this public interest and support provided the growing scientific community in the United States with the platform they needed to advance the field of astronomy in the United States. Earlier in the 19th century comets, meteors and the discovery of the planet Neptune were all sources of inspiration to the general public. The specific events to be considered here are the total solar eclipses of 1868, 1869 and 1878 and the transits of Venus of 1874 and 1882. The available media responded to public interest as well as generating more interest. These events laid the groundwork that led to today's thriving network of American amateur astronomers and provide a fascinating look at earlier conceptions of the stars.
Admiral Smyth's account of the successive stages of the Eclipse of Oct. 13 , 1837.
— The Eclipse of Jan. ... Of Venus.— Transit of Mercury of Nov. 7 , 1631. —
Predicted by Kepler . — Observed by Gassendi . — His remarks.Transit of Nov.
Statistics of observatories , 116 Vulcan , 114 Comets , Theory of , 45 , 172 , 180
Nucleus of , 197 Comet , Winnecke's , 72 ... 130 Danson , Theory of Comets , 45
on Large Object - glasses , 246 De la Rue , on the Transit of Venus , Solar Eclipse ...
259 ; investigates solar eclipses visible in England , i . 269 ; observes ... 336 ;
criticises Pastorff's claim to have seen a comet cross the Sun , i . 414 ; his treatise
... 257 ; Steinheil's transit - prism , ii , 259 ; sidereal time indicator , ii . 260 ; useful
After the eclipse that followed the transit, the comet was again visible with the naked eye on 18 September near the Sun. At the time of eclipse it ...
Author: Ronald Stoyan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A stunning reference on thirty of the greatest comets that have been witnessed and documented since the Middle Ages. Supported by a wealth of images, the broad historical context and modern scientific interpretation are explored for each Great Comet, providing an invaluable resource for all astronomy enthusiasts.