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" The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point, the ship being in latitude 58° south. "
The gallery of nature and art; or a tour through creation and science ... - Page 398
by Edward Polehampton, John M. Good - 1821
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Science - 1809
...of a whitish colour, whereas ours assume various tints, especially those of a fiery and purple hue. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freeziug point." The periods of the appearance of these northern lights are very inconstant....
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Lives of the British Admirals: Containing Also a New and Accurate ..., Volume 5

John Campbell, Dr. John Berkenhout, Henry Redhead Yorke - Great Britain - 1813
...part of the sky. These columns differed from the southern lights in being always of a whitish colour. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point. On March 26, Captain Cook made the coast of New Zealand, and anchored...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 4

E. Polehamton - 1815
...and sometimes iiint iv to be seen through the substance of these southern lights, Aurora Australis. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freer. Ing point ; the ship being then in 58° south.*" Forster speaks of the same...
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The world displayed, or, A collection of voyages and travels, Volume 10

Christopher Smart, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson - Voyages and travels - 1815
...substance of these southern lights, aurora australis, which till then had escaped the notice of voyagers. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point, the ship being then in 58 deg. S. On the 24th of February, being in...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 94

1824
...a whiteish colour ; whereas ours assume various tints, especially those of a fiery and purple hue. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point." The most complete series of observations on the Aurora that has yet...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 2

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...of a whitish colour ; whereas ours assume various tints, especially those of a fiery and purple hue. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point.' I shall not attempt to give any account of the earlier conjectures...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: Commencing with the Earliest ..., Volume 5

John Campbell, John Joseph Stockdale - Admirals - 1818
...part of the sky. These columns differed from the southern lights in being always of a whitish colour. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point. In March 26th, Captain Cook made the coast of New Zealand, and anchored...
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A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes: Or, A Philosophical View of the ...

Thomas Keith - Globes - 1819 - 352 pages
...sometime* hid by, and sometimes faintly to be seen through, the substances of them Aurora; Australes. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing |»omt; the ship being in latititude 58» south." | Dr. Rees' New Cyclopedia,...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Science - 1819
...of a whitish colour, whereas ours assume various tints, especially those of a fiery and purple hue. The sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the, air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point." The periods of the appearance of these northern lights are very inconstant....
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Science - 1819
...whitish colour, whereas ours assume various tints, especially those of a 6ery and purple hue. Th« sky was generally clear when they appeared, and the air sharp and cold, the thermometer standing at the freezing point" The periods of the appearance of these northern lights are very inconstant....
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