Memoirs of the British Astronomical Association Volume 4-6
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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...On the 26th it resembled a horse-shoe in form. On the 28th reduced to small fragments. Group 44. Long. 335 to 329. Lat. 13 to 15 N. Two insignificant spots followed by a third at some distance from E. limb. A little stream f. About six spots in two sets. Great increase, two large centres of activity. Two nearly normal spots connected by a chain of small ones. Three spots, the p. nearly 1' of arc in major axis, the two f. much divided. The p. breaking up, the principal nucleus large and wedge-shaped, the f. altered in position, forming two double spots. The p. curved, the f. decreasing. More divided, one irregular spot f. Dwindling, bright facula? close to the largest spot near the limb. Group 45. Long. 331 to 325. Lat. 19 to 22 S. First seen as one spot, probably developed on the visible side of disc, afterwards a very small cluster. Group 46. Long. 352 to 349. Lat. 19 S. A new outburst, a few little spots in two sets, afterwards another in advance; when near limb one, rather larger. Group 47. Long. 308. Lat. 145 N. normal spot, near the central meridian on March 2, major axis "When near W. limb 40." Nucleus bridged on the three f. days reduced. 102 MEMOIRS, BRITISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION. VOL. V, Feb. Group 48. Long. 305. Lat. 6 S. 26-27. Two little spots widely separated. Feb.T 26-I Gboup 49. Long. 292. Lat. 23 S. Mar. Two or three very small spots, at last reduced to one. 1. J Feb. Group 50. Long. 291 to 284. Lat. 4 to 6 S. 26-A normal spot, increasing considerably after the 26th. On March 2T Mar. a stream of small spots and dots f. in a zigzag, which gradually 8. died out. The nucleus of the main spot underwent some changesin outline, major axis 45" on the 4th. On tbis date the Rev. W. E. Waugh and another observer noticed...
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