Mask of the Sun

Mask of the Sun

The Science, History, and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses

Book - 2017
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Eclipses have stunned, frightened, emboldened and mesmerized people for thousands of years. They have been thought of as harbingers of evil as well as a sign of the divine. An amazing phenomena unique to Earth, they have provided the key to much of what we now know and understand about the sun, our moon, gravity, and the workings of the universe. Dvorak provides explanations as to how and why eclipses occur-- as well as insight into the forthcoming eclipse of 2017 that will be visible across North America.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Pegasus Books Ltd.,, [2017]
Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781681773308
1681773309
Branch Call Number: 523.7809 DV
Characteristics: xxvii, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm

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