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Solar Eclipses: A Reference Guide

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Map of the western hemisphere with a black circle partially covering a red circle, both partially obscuring North America.

Smith, Asa. Eclipse of the sun, 1846: April 25. 1846. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

The Library has digitized a variety of works related to eclipses, including maps and diagrams, photographs of eclipses and eclipse observers, and astronomical texts. The following titles are just a sample of what is available in the Library of Congress' Digital Collections, and as the Library continues to identify material to digitize, the collections continue to grow. Titles below link to digital content, including full digitized books, when appropriate. Physical item locations link to bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog.

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