Institute of Astronomy

Eclipse Expeditions

Picture and text relating to Cambridge Observatory Expedition to Atafu Island, Pacific Ocean.
EX/12/D.3.11

Photograph of engraving of expedition to observe eclipse:Bekal Observatory,Ceylon, 1871.
EX/1/D.3.11

Cambridge Eclipse Expedition, Khartoum, Sudan, 1952.
EX/4/D.3.11

Ceylon
EX/7/D.3.11

Photograph of the totality of the eclipse of August 7 1869, taken at Shelbyville, Kentucky.
Mounted print 39x39 cm.
HIN452/D.3.11 DSpace

Eclipse Expedition, late 1930s

Photograph of Eclipse
AMI/83/D.3.11

Photograph of eclipse camp, Theodosia, Crimea, August 1914.
Mounted photographic print 41x15 cm.
HIN449/D.3.11 DSpace

Photograph of the totality of the eclipse of 29 June 1927.
Print 29x37 cm.
AMI/90/Rare Books DSpace

Broadsheets on solar Eclipse of April 22nd 1715
AMI/11/D.3.11
AMI/11/A Halley's eclipse map DSpace
AMI/11/B William Whiston's broadsheet DSpace
AMI/11/C Whiston's broadsheet DSpace

Broadsheets on Eclipse of the moon August 29th 1718
AMI/11/D.3.11
AMI/11/D John Senex broadsheet DSpace

Photographs relating to Cambridge Eclipse Expedition to Japan
EX/16/Rare Books

Eclipse Expedition, Pulgaon,Central Provinces, India, 1898 January 22.
Two photographs of the eclipse camp, 360x290 mm. Nb. this expedition was attended by Mr & Mrs H.F. Newall.
EX/2/D.3.11
General view of camp DSpace
Group photo of observers half an hour after eclipse DSpace
Showing Capt. G.P. Lenox Conyngham R.E. with assistants DSpace

Preparations for Cambridge eclipse expedition. Roderick Redman (1905-1975) in foreground and T.A. Arthur in background with single mirror siderostat, 1936 Japan. b/w photograph 115x171 mm. (2 copies)
EX/10/D.3.11
DSpace

Photograph of eclipse expedition with 4th Earl of Rosse, Late 19th Century
EX/13/D.3.11

The team of the total eclipse of the sun, Solar Physics Observatory, expedition to Japan, 1936
EX/14/D.3.11

Spectrograph for Eclipse expedition,c1920/30s
TOO/33/D.2.12

Total Eclipse photograph sent from Royal Observatory Greenwich to F.J.M.Stratton at Caius College, 1920/30s
AMI

Von Kluber expedition to Sydkoster Island, Sweden, for eclipse of 1954 June 30. Various photographs
EX/3/D.3.11
DSpace

Contact copy of original plate showing Eclipse of 1927 June 29 seen on Von Kluber, Lapland expedition. 305x237 mm.
EX/5/D.3.11 DSpace

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