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Astronomers Stay Home

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Relying on the radio reports of a U. S. Navy-National Geographic Society expedition, a Brown expedition, and a group of Peruvian and Japanese scientists, the University astronomers were content to stay at home yesterday during the first total eclipse of the sun in 1937.

From Canton Island in mid-Pacific short wave broadcasts came at noon and at 3 PM Boston time. At 6 PM a third. broadcast came from the coast of Peru. The sun was blotted out by the moon for the longest time at a landless point in the Pacific.

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