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Dean

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #735 on: December 25, 2016, 03:58:20 pm »
HMS Leviathan 3 February 1916

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ADM_53-46568/ADM%2053-46568-004_1.jpg

10.00am: Observed the commencement of eclipse of the sun
11.15am: Approximately maximum eclipse
12.40pm: Eclipse terminated


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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #736 on: December 25, 2016, 06:13:08 pm »
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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #737 on: December 26, 2016, 02:55:59 pm »
And here it is:



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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #738 on: February 02, 2017, 12:41:16 am »
Not one of ours, but interesting...
Rare 'lava firehose' from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #739 on: February 06, 2017, 08:30:54 am »
All I got when I took a flight over the volcano was 'You should have been here Monday' it was Wednesday.   :'(

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #740 on: February 17, 2017, 07:44:12 pm »
Unalga I, 31 August 1932, while cruising around Bimini area:

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3:10 Observed partial eclipse of the sun.

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #741 on: June 07, 2017, 10:33:03 pm »
Bear. 8PM-Mid., 1914-09-16, Nome Alaska
https://catalog.archives.gov/OpaAPI/media/23695631/content/dc-metro/rg-026/585454/0002/Bear-b355/Bear-b355_0316.JPG

'Observed bright comet about 8 degrees south and west of the star Beta Ursae Majoris.'

(I couldn't trace any information about this meteor  :-\)

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #742 on: June 08, 2017, 12:06:45 am »
Possibly Comet Delavan.

AvastMH

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #743 on: June 08, 2017, 08:45:55 pm »
Could be Hurlock - thanks so much for tracking that down. Yesterday I kept getting search responses based on world war one. Very frustrating.

Thanks again! :D

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #744 on: June 12, 2017, 08:45:20 pm »
Bear 24th September 1914

Mid to 4 AM
Observed much phosphorescence on water.

Position at 3:40AM King Island, abeam 6.0 miles
King Island = Lat, 64.98 Long,-168.06
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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #745 on: June 12, 2017, 10:41:41 pm »
Bear, 1914-09-27
8PM Mid.
Observed much phosphorescence in water.

Position at 8 PM: 61 degrees 57 minutes North, 171 degrees 38 minutes West

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #746 on: June 13, 2017, 01:19:12 am »
Don't forget that that can go under "Other" "Ocean/Seaweed/Plankton" ;)

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Re: Natural Phenomena
« Reply #747 on: June 24, 2017, 02:46:15 pm »
U.S.S. Yorktown - At anchor off Atajutla, Salvador.

10-09-1907 - 4 to 8 P.M.:
The Volcano Isalco in eruption at irregular intervals of about 12 minutes.

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