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The Tunguska Event: Eyewitness Account

G. J. Newbegin, E. W. Maunder, and H. P. Hollis, London

“British Astronomical Association,”
The Times of London, Friday July 3, 1908

At the monthly meeting held on Wednesday evening at Sion College, Victoria embankment, Mr. G. J. Newbegin drew attention to the disturbed state of the solar atmosphere, showing a drawing and giving a description of a very large prominence that he had observed and measured in the morning of that day (July 1) and that showed unusual changes of form. Allusions was made by Mr. E. W. Maunder and Mr. H. P. Hollis (both of the Royal Observatory) to the long-lasting aurora of the previous evening.


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