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June, 1889,

The Sun’s meridian altitude, and the New Zealand mean time of his meridian passage, rising aud setting at Dunedin:—

The Sun is at his greatest northing, and winter begins, on the 2lst, at 6 p.m.

PHASES OP THE MOON, first quarter—7d 7h 82m am. Full moon—l4d lb 28m a.m. Last quarter—2od 7h Bra p.m. New moon - 28d 8h 24m p.m. POSITION OP TUB MOOS. Greatest northing—2d Ih a.m. Perigee—lid 4h am. Greatest southing—lsd 8h Apogee—27d 9h p.m. Greatest northing—2od 8h a.m.

The Moon will he in conjunction with Saturn on the 4th, with Jupiter on the 14th, with Venus on the 24th, with Mercury on the 27th, and with Mars on the 28th.

Venus will be at greatest brilliancy on the 7th.

Jupiter will be in opposition to the Sun on the 25th.

The Sun will be annularly eclipsed on the 28th, invisible in New Zealand, visible in South Africa and Madagascar,


Gamma Capricorn!, 3 magnitude, disappears before moonrise; reappears at 9hj 21min 81deg west of north point.

Day. Uerid, Alt. On Mend. Rises. Sets. h. ra, a. h. m. b. m. 2 21° 67' 0 6 37 7 45 4 26 0 21” 12' 0 6 60 7 60 4 23 16 20° 47' 0 8 15 7 64 4 22 23 20° 42' 0 9 46 7 66 4 24 SO 20° 67' 0 11 14 7 66 4 26

Eatress OF Jl'PITER’S SATELLITES. d. h. m. 9. I Satel’ite disappears ..378 55 II II It .. 4 10 69 21 I M tl .. 10 9 3 4 III l» It .. 12 5 22 2 I ,, .. 17 10 67 18 I .. 19 6 25 49 III .. 10 9 20 27 I ,, reappears .. 26 9 82 21 11 ti i> .. 29 10 35 17

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ROUGH ASTRONOMICAL NOTES., Issue 7922, 1 June 1889, Supplement

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