1869 Dec 7

Toronto Astronomical Society
Meeting Minutes - 1869 December 7

Regular Meeting Dec 7th 1869

Mr. Elvins' House - Present Mr. Winder, Mr. Elvins, Mr. Turnbull, and Mr. Ridgway.

Minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Mr. Elvins read a paper respecting meteoric appearances. He introduced this paper by reference to a paper by Prof. Loomis [?] on a [word illegible] subject with a diagram illustrative of Solar Spots, Magnetic disturbances and Auroral display. Showing their harmony as regards predictability in increases or decreases.

Very interesting and instructive diagrams were employed in illustration of the theories laid down.

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