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Eclipse drawing,  J. Dorman Steele, Fourteen Weeks in Descriptive Astronomy, 1873, (Barnes and Co., NY)

During this eclipse, Francis Baily noticed bright flashes of light from around the limb of the moon, later named ‘Baily’s Beads’ in his honor.

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~ by russellmoreton on September 25, 2011.

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