Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages


The Deep Sky: An Introduction


Eclipse!


The Illustrated Timeline of the Universe


The Space Shuttle


Star Ware, 4th edition


Star Watch


Touring the Universe Through Binoculars

 

Eclipse!

The What, Where, When, Why, and How Guide to Watching Solar & Lunar Eclipses

 

Chapter 7  

Solar Eclipses: 1998 - 2017


Topics covered Chapter updates Recommended reading

 

Topics covered

  • Every total, annular, and partial solar eclipse is detailed in this chapter.

  • Climatological data from the International Station Meteorological Climate Summary are included for each total and annular eclipse.

 

Chapter 7 updates

  • Page 123 (first printing only).  Change the reference from Appendix F to Appendix G.

  • Page 154 (first printing only).  The fifth line from the bottom should read "Figure 3.9," not "Figure 3.13."

The path of the annular solar eclipse on 2003 May 31.

Illustration from Eclipse!

Recommended reading

    Books

  • Fifty Year Canon of Solar Eclipses: 1986-2035; Espenak, F.; Sky Pub Corp., 1987; ISBN: 093334645X.

  • Totality; Littmann, M, Wilcox, K., and Espenak, F.; Oxford University Press, 1999; ISBN: 0195131797.

  Web sites

  • Eclipse maps

    • Wonderful web site of highly detailed eclipse maps created by professional cartographer Michael Zeiler of Santa Fe, NM.

  • NASA Eclipse Home Page

    • Words of wisdom from NASA's chief eclipsophile, Fred Espenak.

  • Solar & Lunar Eclipse Simulator Freeware

    • DOS-based freeware from Christian Nüesch that simulates solar eclipses from any viewing location between the years 1700 and 2300.