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" In any year, the number of eclipses of both luminaries cannot be less than two, nor more than seven. The most usual number is four, and it is very rare to have more than six. "
Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy - Page 57
by Denison Olmsted - 1852 - 115 pages
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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson - 1809 - 533 pages
...the number of eclipses of both lr"-ji', ',',.< luminaries cannot be less than two, nor more than 1 seven; the most usual number is four, and it is very rare to have more than six. For the Sun passes by both the nodes but once a year, unless he passes by one of them in the beginning...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...respect the solar differ from the lunar eclipses, which are the same to all the inhabitants of the earth. In any year, the number of eclipses of both luminaries...is four, and it is very rare to have more than six. For the sun passes by both the nodes but once a-year, unless he passes by one of them in the beginning...
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The London General Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary: Containing a ...

Geography - 1825
...one. Eclipses always begin on the western side of the Sun, and on the eastern side of the Moon. In .my 'year the number of eclipses of both luminaries cannot...is four, and it is very rare to have more than six. Eclipses of the Sun are more frequent than that of the Moon, because the Sun's ecliptic limits arc...
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Chronology and geography

William Hales - Bible - 1830
...both luminaries cannot be less than two, and these will both be of the sun, nor more than seven: the usual number is four; and it is very rare to have more than six. * See Bowyer's Tables of the times of the PaschalMl moons for AD 31, 32, 33, 34, in his Conjectures...
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Chronology and geography

William Hales - Bible - 1830
...both luminaries cannot be less than tiro, and these will both be of the sun, nor more than seren : the usual number is four ; and it is very rare to have more than «>. • See Sawyer's Tables of the times of the Patchal full moons for AD 31, 32, 33, 34, in his Conjecture*...
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The Planetarium and Astronomical Calculator

Tobias Ostrander - Astronomy - 1832 - 262 pages
...times from the mean, but they also cut off five periods from those of the mean returns of this Eclipse. In any" year, the number of Eclipses of Both luminaries...is four, and it is very rare to have more than six. TRe Eclipses of the Sun are pnore frequent than those of the Moon, because the Sun's ecliptic limits...
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A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners ...

Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs - Bible - 1832 - 1003 pages
...both luminaries cannot be less than two, and these will both be of the sun, nor more than seven : the usual number is four; and it is very rare to have more than six. But though solar eclipses happen oftoner, lunar are more frequently observed in any particular place....
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A Biblical and theological dictionary

Richard Watson - 1832
...cannot V les< than two, and these will both be of ihr «un, nor more than seven : the usual г urn lier is four ; and it is very rare to have more than six. But though solar eclipses bppen oftener, lunar are more frequently obwved in any particular place....
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A Compendium of Astronomy

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 276 pages
...Why does an eclipse of the moon happen at the next full moon after nn eclipse of the sun ? rninaries cannot be less than two nor more than seven : the...full moon after an eclipse of the sun. For since, in an eclipse of the sun, the sun is at or near one of the moon's nodes, the earth's shadow must be at...
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Astronomy made easy

William Pinnock - 1847
...number of eclipses of both luminaries, which can happen in a year, is seven, and the least, two ; but the most usual number is four, and it is very rare to have more than six, of which one half are seldom visible at all places. 11. Eclipses of the Sun are more frequent than...
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