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" ... or entirely, intercepts our view of the sun ; the one is called a total, the other a partial, eclipse. Thus the solar eclipse is nothing more than the situation in which the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently,... "
Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ... - Page 253
by James Ferguson, Jeremiah Horrocks - 1809 - 533 pages
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Reflections on the Works of God,

Christoph Christian Sturm, Robert Balfour - Calendars - 1810 - 400 pages
...iu which the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently, proper]/ speaking, it is only an eclipse of that part of the earth •where the moon's shadow falls. Hence we learn that the sun is not really darkened, but is only for a short spare concealed...
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Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ...

James Mitchell - Mathematics - 1823 - 575 pages
...the moon, that to any place of the earth it appears partly or wholly covered, he is said to undergo an eclipse; though, properly speaking, it is only...of that part of the earth where the moon's .shadow cr penumbra falls. When the earth comes between the sun and moon, the moon falls into the earth's shadow;...
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Reflections on the Works of God, and of His Providence Throughout ..., Volume 1

Calendars - 1823
...situation in which the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently, properly speaking, it is only an eclipse of that part of the earth where the moon's shadow falls. Hence we learn that the sun is not really darkened, but is only for a short space concealed...
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Sturm's Reflections on the works of God (from the Germ.).

Christoph Christian Sturm - Devotional exercises - 1824 - 336 pages
...the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently, properly speak lng, it is only an eclipse of that part of the earth where the moon's shadow falls. Hence we learn that the sun is not really darkened, but is only for a short space concealed...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the earth, lie is said to undergo an eclipse; though, properly speaking, it is only an eclipse ofthat part of the earth where the moon's shadow or penumbra...and having no light of her own, she suffers a real and total eclipse from the interception of the sun's rays. When the sun is eclipsed to us, the moon's...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 262 pages
...Pisces, south of the equotor.* When the earth comes between the Sun and Moon, the Moon passes through the earth's shadow, and having no light of her own, she suffers a real Eclipse ; the rays of the Sun being intercepted by the earth. This can only happen at the time of full Moon...
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Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God: And His Providence Throughout All ...

Christoph Christian Sturm - Calendars - 1838 - 486 pages
...situation in which the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently, properly speaking, it is only an eclipse of that part of the earth where the moon's shadow falls. Hence we learn that the sun is not really darkened, but is only for a short space concealed...
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A New Dictionary of the English Language, Part 1

Charles Richardson - English language - 1839 - 886 pages
...that -PTIC. to any place of the earth the sun appears partly or wholly covered, he is said to undergo an eclipse ; though, properly speaking, it is only...earth where the moon's shadow or penumbra falls." — Ferguson. " The line, which the centre of the earth describes in its annual revolution about the...
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Sturm's Reflection on the Works of God: And of His Providence Throughout All ...

Christoph Christian Sturm - 1845 - 672 pages
...situation in which the earth is placed when the shadow of the moon falls upon it, and consequently, properly speaking, it is only an eclipse of that part of the earth where the moon's shadow falls. Hence we learn that the sun is not really darkened, hut is only for a short space concealed...
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A New Dictionary of the English Language ...

Charles Richardson - English language - 1856
...any place of the earth the sun appears partly or wholly covered, he is said to undergo an eclipie ; though, properly speaking, it is only an eclipse of...earth where the moon's shadow or penumbra falls." — Ferguton. " The line, which the centre of the earth describes in its annual revolution about the...
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