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" I did not remark any beams projecting from it which deserved notice as much more conspicuous than the others ; but the whole was beamy, radiated in structure, and terminated (though very indefinitely) in a way which reminded me of the ornament frequently... "
Descriptive Astronomy - Page 184
by George Frederick Chambers - 1867 - 816 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 107

1870 - 846 pages
...breadth was little .ess than the moon's diameter, but its outine was very irregular. I did not notice any beams projecting from it which deserved notice...ornament frequently placed round a mariner's compass. Ita jolonr was white, or resembling that of Venus. I saw no flickering or unsteadiness of light. It...
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Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, Volume 3

Dionysius Lardner - 1854 - 870 pages
...chronometer. " The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842: roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...placed round a mariner's compass. Its colour was white, or resembling that of Venus. I saw no flickering or unsteadiness of light. It was not separated from...
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Hand-book of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: 3d Course. Meteorology ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1853 - 960 pages
...chronometer. " The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1 842 : roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...radiated in structure, and terminated (though very in- : definitely) in a way which reminded me of the ornament frequently placed round a mariner's compass....
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The Museum of Science and Art, Volumes 11-12

Dionysius Lardner - 1856 - 466 pages
...chronometer. "The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842: roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...placed round a mariner's compass. Its colour was white, or resembling that of Venus. I saw no flickering or unsteadiness of light. It was not separated from...
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Popular astronomy. From 'The museum of science and art'.

Dionysius Lardner - 1857 - 194 pages
...chronometer. "The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842 : roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...than the others ; but the whole was beamy, radiated ia structure, and terminated (though very indefinitely) in a way which reminded me of the ornament...
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Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, Volume 3

Dionysius Lardner - 1858 - 912 pages
...chronometer. "The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842: roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...deserved notice as much more conspicuous than the others ; bat the whole was beamy, radiated in structure, and terminated (though very indefinitely) in a way...
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Handbook of Astronomy

Dionysius Lardner - 1860 - 614 pages
...chronometer. "The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842; roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...placed round a mariner's compass. Its colour was white, or resembling that of Venus. I saw no nickering or unsteadiness of light. It was not separated from...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 22

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1870 - 802 pages
...moon's diameter, but its outline was very irregular. I did not notice any beams projecting from it winch deserved notice as much more conspicuous than the...placed round a mariner's compass. Its colour was white, or resembling that of Venus. I saw no flickering or unsteadiness of light. It was not separated from...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 22

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1870 - 834 pages
...says, " The corona was far broader than that which I Baw in 1 842. Roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter, but its outline was very irregular. I did not notice any beams projecting from it which deserved notice as much more conspicuous than the others,...
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Handbook of Astronomy

Dionysius Lardner - 1867 - 642 pages
...chronometer. "The corona was far broader than that which I saw in 1842; roughly speaking, its breadth was little less than the moon's diameter ; but its outline...deserved notice as much more conspicuous than the others ; bat the whole was beamy, radiated in structure, and terminated (though very indefinitely) in a way...
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