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ASTRONOMICAL.

TO THE EDITOR.

Sir,—lf anyone wants to see a lovely sight they must look to the east. There is a star of extraordinary size and brilliance to be seen in the early mornings cow, rising between four and five o’clock. I suppose it must be one of the planets, as we read of no new celestial visitor having appeared lately; but I certainly nevep saw either Jupiter or Venus ia such guise before. The reflection from •■T

it on the sea is beautiful, and it shines into my room, making a distinct patch of light upon the wall. Sirius and Canopus appear like stars of about the sixth magnitude beside it.—l am, etc., Star Gazer. Dunedin, June 1.

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ASTRONOMICAL., Issue 7922, 1 June 1889

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ASTRONOMICAL. Issue 7922, 1 June 1889

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