The Texas Almanac for 1869 and Emigrant's Guide to Texas. Page: Front Cover
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THE TEXAS ALMANA C Fuf 1869,
ElIIGRANT'S UIDt TO TEXAS.
There will be four eclipses this year, as follows:
I. A partial eclipse of the Moon, January 27th, in the cnin8g, visible. Size 5; digits
in the northern limb. Sce tie talc below.
II. An annular eclipse of the Sun, February 11th, invisible in North-America.
III. A partial eclipse of the MIoon, July 23d, invisible in North-America.
IV. A total eclipse of the Sun, August 7th, in the ofternoon, visible in Texas as a par-
tiat ecQe in the Sun's northern limb, and about 81' to 8) digits in size, or about
Austin .............................. 5
Galveston ........................... 10
Ilouston .............................. 6 7
Venus until lMay 9th.
Mars not this year.
Jupiter from April 17th to August 1 th.
Saturn until March 71th.
Mcrcury MHarch 21st, July 10th, Nov. 71h.
se of the Moog,
. i dle. End.
S a. I f. ' .
: , 17
7 17 8 29
v1 8 27
Eclipe of the Sun,
Augnet i1 b. .
I T in '.ilddile. End.
II 3 t I, 31. . J I. 'T.
: 4' 442 5 4
I4 i 4 1 5 54
3 52 4 52 i 5 5
Xenrs from fMay oth to end of tle year
Mars all the rear.
Jupiter until \pril 17th and after A:n. itl,.
FSaturn from Mlarch 7th to December -ilb.
Terieury, 1i'erutary 1st, May 26th, SePt. 2221.
TITE FOUR SEASONS.
DAY, I. 3I. D. TT. T.
Winter begins December 21, 1858, 5 57 morning, and lasts S. 0 51
Sprin3 begins March 20, 1853, 6 5 morning , and bas 92 "0 3.I .
Summer begins June 21, 18;9, 3 27 morning, and lasts !3 14 22
Autumn begins Sept. 29, s189, 5 49 evening, and aT s 1i7 Ai
Winter begins December 21, 1869, 11 45 morning.
Tropical year, 3i5 5 !
Do:Lnlcal I,etter C; Epact 17; Solar Cycle 2; Golden Nuimber 8; Julian cr ' _ ,
the Jewish year 5310 begins September 1thl, 1i6. a-d.tcont'ns -35 da y; the year 1i3 of
Mohamn:a' is Qa':, April 1lth, 1 60; the 9th of _:merican Indeperi:nce i l 'it J!j 4th.
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