Beobachtung der am 24 Junius 1797 Nachmittags eingetretenen Sonnenfinsterniß. Andreas Theodor GEMEINER.
Beobachtung der am 24 Junius 1797 Nachmittags eingetretenen Sonnenfinsterniß.
BASED ON HIS OWN OBSERVATIONS

Beobachtung der am 24 Junius 1797 Nachmittags eingetretenen Sonnenfinsterniß.

Regensburg, [J.F. Schmidt at] Montag and Weiss 1798.

8vo. 64p. and FOLDING ETCHED PLATE.

Vellum-backed and tipped marbled boards, uncut.

Only Edition: no copy in North America nor in Houzeau and Lancaster. Regensburg city physician, Gemeiner describes his observational instruments, then gives a minute account of the 24 June 1797 solar eclipse. Two short essays follow — on sunspots and on the features of the lunar surface — and, lastly, an announcement of his never realized engravings of the moon. The plate shows lunar topography and the location, size and shape of two sunspots. In good condition.
¶Poggendorff, Handwörterbuch zur Geschichte der exacten Wissenschaften I: 871; VD18 12112844.

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