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Archive for July 23rd, 2009

The Longest Total Solar Eclipse – If you missed it, catch the next one in 2132!?

Posted by dorian on July 23, 2009

From Times Online
July 22, 2009

Millions gather to watch solar eclipse in Asia


(Shakil Adil/AP) The scene in Hyderabad, Pakistan

Tens of thousands of people — from internationally renowned astrophysicists to farmers — descended on the muddy little village of Taregna in northern India this morning. They came to watch the best solar eclipse of the 21st century from what was predicted to be one of the finest vantage points on the planet.

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Posted by dorian on July 23, 2009


Click here to open the book and turn pages


Illustrated by KATE GREENAWAY

London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1888

This electronic version prepared by Jian Liu
March 1998, Reference Department, Indiana University Libraries

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