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The Story of Eclipses by George F. Chambers

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The Story of Eclipses
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Publisher: S. S. McClure Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 0559073496
Number of pages: 208

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The immediate aim of this book was the unambitious one of presenting in a readable, yet soundly scientific, language a popular account of eclipses of the Sun and Moon, and very briefly of certain kindred astronomical phenomena which depend upon causes in some degree similar to those which operate in connection with eclipses.

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