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Meteorology and Travel

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Eye Safety

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Further Reading

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Covington, M., Astrophotography for the Amateur, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988.

Espenak, F., "Total Eclipse of the Sun," Petersen's PhotoGraphic, June 1991, p. 32.

Fiala, A. D., DeYoung, J. A., and Lukac, M. R., Solar Eclipses, 1991-2000, USNO Circular No. 170, U. S. Naval Observatory, Washington, DC, 1986.

Golub, L., and Pasachoff, J. M., The Solar Corona, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.

Harris, J., and Talcott, R., Chasing the Shadow, Kalmbach Pub., Waukesha, 1994.

Littmann, M., Willcox, K. and Espenak, F. Totality, Eclipses of the Sun, Oxford University Press, New York, 1999.

Lowenthal, J., The Hidden Sun: Solar Eclipses and Astrophotography, Avon, New York, 1984.

Mucke, H., and Meeus, J., Canon of Solar Eclipses: ­2003 to +2526, Astronomisches Büro, Vienna, 1983.

North, G., Advanced Amateur Astronomy, Edinburgh University Press, 1991.

Oppolzer, T. R. von, Canon of Eclipses, Dover Publications, New York, 1962.

Ottewell, G., The Under-Standing of Eclipses, Astronomical Workshop, Greenville, SC, 1991.

Pasachoff, J. M., "Solar Eclipses and Public Education," International Astronomical Union Colloquium #162: New Trends in Teaching Astronomy, D. McNally, ed., London 1997, in press.

Pasachoff, J. M., and Covington, M., Cambridge Guide to Eclipse Photography, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 1993.

Pasachoff, J. M., and Menzel, D. H., Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, 3rd edition, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1992.

Reynolds, M. D. and Sweetsir, R. A., Observe Eclipses, Astronomical League, Washington, DC, 1995.

Sherrod, P. C., A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy, Prentice- Hall, 1981.

Zirker, J. B., Total Eclipses of the Sun, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995.

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