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A partial eclipse of the Sun is visible in northwestern North America

Astronomy, iconic image
05/05/1864
A partial eclipse of the sun was visible across the northwestern area of the United States, west of a line between Galveston, Texas and westernmost Lake Superior.  It began in the late afternoon and ended around nine o'clock in the evening. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1863), 9.

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