The accompanying photographs of the lunar eclipse of September 3, 1895. were taken at this observatory with the equatorial telescope of ten inches aperture with photographic corrector. The pictures are direct enlargements in the telescope, the diameter of the image of the moon in the principal focus of the telescope being one inch. Fig. 1 shows the moon before totality, and Fig. 2 as it is passing out of the shadow after totality. The night was very clear, and all the phenomena connected with the eclipse were the most beautiful ever witnessed by the writer. Smith Observatory, Geneva, N. Y., Nov. 20, 1895
This article was originally published with the title "The Eclipse of the Moon, September 3, 1895"