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Mask of the sun : the science, history, and forgotten lore of eclipses / John Dvorak.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: xxvii, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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  • ISBN: 9781681773308
  • ISBN: 1681773309
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-264) and index.
Contents: New York, 1925 -- The heretic and the Pope -- The invisible planets of Rahu and Ketu -- Saros and the substitute king -- Measuring the world -- The waste of yin -- A request to the curious -- The annulus at Inch Bonney -- A simple truth of nature -- Eclipse chasers -- Keys and kettledrums -- The Crucifixion and the Concorde -- Einstein's error -- The glorious corona -- Illinois, 2017 -- An eclipse primer.

Citation:

Dvorak, John. "Mask of the sun : the science, history, and forgotten lore of eclipses." New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.

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