Monthly Archives: June 2013

Teaming up with TrowelBlazers

I recently came across this new effort to showcase female researchers in throughout history in archaeology, palaeontology, and geology: TrowelBlazers! Today, they were good enough to post an entry I wrote about Marie Tharp, a geologist and drafter who, with Bruce Hazeen, compiled ocean sounding data into the first maps of the ocean floor. ¬†Writing […]

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Partial Lunar Eclipse

Observations of a partial lunar eclipse on January 20, 1647: From Hevelius, Selenographia, 1647

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Jupiter and the Moon

“Transitus Jovis” – the passage of Jupiter close to the Moon on April 12, 1647: Based on these observations: From Hevelius, Selenographia, 1647

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