CAOSP abstracts, Volume: 28, No.: 3, year: 1999

Abstract: An overview of total eclipses is given that have been observed and recorded by astronomers in Europe since antiquity till 20th century. A particular attention is payed to the computations that Kepler carried out in Prague to predict the eclipse 1605, further to some eclipses of 18th century that have been computed and observed by French astronomers (Madame Nicole-Reine Lepaute) and to the book (Elementa Eclipsium ... 1816 -- 1860) that was published by F.I.C. Hallaschka in Prague 1816.

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