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2. SOLAR PROMINENCES Drawings of solar. prominences are made in the same mannpr as those of the corona except that telescopic aid is definitely required. The same care must be taken in recording accurately all detail seen and there is the same problem in getting this done in a limited time. In fact, if there are numerous prominences, it may be impossible to record them all. The report should then indicate which areas of the drawing are inccxnplete. For solar prominences, it is especially important that the drawing be properly oriented. 3. AURORA It is suspected that daytime aurora might be visible during a total eclipse but one has not yet been observed. In the search for aurora only naked eye observations are required. Since this is a minimum eclipse the likelihood of auroral activity is small but nevfltheless possible. It is suggested that this observation be assigned to an experienced aurora observer who would complete a regular aurora report form. He must, of course, be dark adapted before totality. 4. STARS VISIBLE DURING TOTALITY The purpose of this observation is to determine the extent to which the sky is darkened by the eclipse and here again the need for dark adaptation is obvious. The observer is provided with a chart showing stars dots to third magnitude in the vicinity of the sun. Those visible during totality are noted by the observer. He also plots the position of any fainter stars he can see. No optical aid should be used and it is preferable to have more than one observer since some have keener eyesight than others. For the July 20th eclipse, Venus and Mercury will be in the vicinity of the sun. If the observer is fortunate enough to spot a comet, then he should, concentrate on it! 5. EFFECTS ON BIRDS AND ANIMAL LIFE As tbe sky darkens, the observer notes the effect this has on birds and animals who mistake the eclipse tor nightfall. The ability to recognize various species will, of course, be helpful. The observer should record any unusual happenings, noting the time of each, such as the first cock crow after totality. * * * * * * * Eclipse Photography In Bulletin No. 4, we said that the Kodak booklet on "Solar Eclipse Photography for the Amateur" was out of print. We have now been advised by Eastman Kodak that they' are preparing a revised edition which should be awilable by the end of this month as there may be some delay in getting our supply, it might be quicker for you to get a copy from your nearest Kodak dealer. Isabel K. Williamson National Co-ordinator 1963 Eclipse 5162 Belmore Avenue Montreal 29, Que.