Memoirs of the British Astronomical Association Volume 10-13
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...tints being indicated by the canal E of the 1896-1897 Chart, now termed GalaxiasZephyrus. The brightening of Elysium with the obliquity of so ar radiation was noticed by almost all the members of the Section in 1901. Attention is called by Attkins, Hall, Molesworth, Phillips, and the Director to the white spot on the E. angle of Elysium. Pambotis Lacus.--" Very dark and distinct, like a smaller "edition of Trivium Charontis," after Molesworth; but very diffuse to the Director. This lake was seen triple by Molesworth in 18g6--18g7 . It was discovered by Schiaparelli in 1888. Trivium Charontis.--Attkins: February 25, "triangular, "pointing S.E., at about. 45,0 extremely dark"; February 28, See also p. Qi. t Pambotis Lacus of Signor Oerulli. The 1894 chart of Lowell is 90 inaccurate S. of Elysium, that it is preferable uot to try any identifications with it. % Except, of course, when uear the limb or terminator. " Report " for 1896-1897, Chart and p. 91. "dark and triangular," and of a huge size; March 28, "a dark "crescent"; March So, " triangular," dark; May 10, "smudgy" and "barely darker than the canals." Buclianan: dark when near the limb. Hall depicted it as a small dark spot in April (Fig. 8.). On April 4, 5, and 9, Kibbler saw it very plain and Fig. 9. The Trit ium ('hat on lis region in 1900-1901. (The Director.) From " Knowledge," April, 1902. dark, giving it, moreover, a distinct tendency to gemination in oval spots, trending towards the Orcus (Plate IV., Fig. 3). Molesworth: "intensely dark, circular spot, the outline being "slightly broken where the canals enter it. The edges were slightly "diffuse, but I...
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