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ASTRONOMICAL OCCURRENCES. THE MOON is near Mars during the morning hours of the 23rd and 24th being to his right on the former, and left of Mars on the latter day. She is situated to the right of Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus on the morning of the 25th, Jupiter being the furthest and Venus the nearest of the three planets. On the morning of the 26th she is to the left of the same planets, being nearest to Jupiter and furthest from Venus, the planets Saturn and Venus being near to each other; and she is near Mercury on the morning of the 20th. Her phases or times of change are:
First Quarter on the 6th at 44 minutes after 10h. in the morning.
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afternoon. afternoon. afternoon.
Last Quarter New Moon She is nearest the Earth on the 16th, and most distant from it' on the 4th. MERCURY rises on the 1st at 4h. 12m. a.m., or 22 minutes before sunrise; on the 11th at 4h. 4m. a.m., or 13 minutes before sunrise; on the 18th the planet and Sun rise nearly together, and from this day till July 20 Mercury rises in daylight. On the 17th he sets at nearly the same time as the Sun, 29 minutes after sunset on the 21st; and at 9h. 34m. p m., or 1h. 31m. after sunset, on the last day of the month. He is near Saturn on the 6th, near Jupiter on the 7th, in his ascending node on the 16th, in superior conjunction with the Sun on the 17th, at his least distance from the Sun on the 20th, and
near the Moon on the 29th.
VENUS sets on the 1st at 8h. 2m. p.m., or 41 minutes after sunset; on the 5th she sets with the Sun, and from this day until the end of the year she
sets in daylight. She rises 30 minutes before sunrise on the 1st; on the 11th at 8h. 29m. a.m., or 48 minutes before the Sun; on the 21st at 2h. 59m. a.m., or 1h. 4m. before sunrise; and on the last day at 2h. 32m. a.m., or 1h. 20m. before sunrise. She is in inferior conjunction with the Sun on the 3rd, stationary among the stars on the 22nd, in her descending node on the 23rd, and near the Moon on the 25th.
MARS is a morning star, rising at 3h. 14m. a.m. on the 1st, at 2h. 47m. a.m. on the 11th, at 2h. 19m. a.m. on the 21st, and at 1h. 53m. a.m. on the last day, being 1h. 20m., 1h. 80m., 1h. 44m., and 1h. 59m. before sunrise on these days respectively. He is due south on the 1st at 8h. 53m. a.m., on the 15th at 8h. 37m. a.m., and on the last day at 8h. 19m. a.m. He is near the Moon on the 23rd, and at his least distance from the Sun on the 26th.
JUPITER is a morning star, rising on the 1st at 4h. 26m. a.m., or 8 minutes before sunrise; on the 11th at 3h. 52m. a.m., or 25 minutes before sunrise; on the 21st at 3h. 18m. a.m., or 45 minutes before the Sun; and on the last day at 2h. 42m. p.m., or 1h. 10m. before sunrise. He is due south on the 1st at 11h. 33m. a.m., on the 15th at 10h. 51m. a.m., and on the last day at 10h. 2m. a.m. He is near Mercury on the 7th, and near the Moon on the 25th at about midnight.
SATURN is a morning star, rising on the 1st at 4h. 31m. a.m., or 3 minutes before sunrise; on the 11th at 3h. 55m. a.m., or 22 minutes before sunrise; on the 21st at 3h. 18m. a.m., or 45 minutes before sunrise; and on the last day at 2h. 41m. a.m., or 1h. 11m. before sunrise. He is due south on the 1st at 11h. 29m. a.m., on the 15th at 10h. 41m. a.m., and on the last day at 9h. 45m. a.m. He is near Mercury on the 6th, and near the Moon on the 25th.
EMINENT PERSONS WHO HAVE DIED DURING
THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS.
Memoirs of all of whom, with the Arms and Portraits of some, will be found in the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS.
Darley, Robert Sanders, Esq., J.P.
Fitz Maurice, Captain James, R.N.,
Fox, Lady (Mary), widow of Sir Charles Fox, civil enginneer.-30.
Goode, Henry, M.B., M.R.C.S., late
Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.-6.
Graves, the Hon. Louisa Eleanor.-1. Grey, the Right Hon. Maria, Countess.
Hagart, Colonel Crawford.-1. Hodgson, Kirkman Daniel, Esq., late
M.P. for Bristol.-11. Herbert, Lieut.. General Charles, C.B. -19.
Hibbert, Thomas, Esq., of Birtles
Kenny, William Fenton, Esq., J.P. -9.
Lawson, Lionel, Esq., of the Daily
Lockyer, Mrs. Norman.
Maunsell, Henry, Esq., M.D.,
Poole, Paul Falconer, Esq., R.A.
Rowan, Field Marshal Sir William, G.C.B., Colonel 52nd Foot.-26.
Rutherford, William Oliver, Esq., of
Smith, John Benjamin, Esq., of
Tait, Captain James Alexander, late
Walker, Henry William Routledge, late Accountant-General of the Navy.-29.
Whishaw, James, Esq., of 32, Harewood-square, London.-11. Wilson, Colonel Francis John, late 14th Madras Native Infantry -15. Wyllie, Colonel James Shaw, late of the H.E.I.C.S.-10. Willis, the Rev. Thomas, Prebendary and Sub-Dean of Limerick Cathedral.-19.
Wrey, Sir Bourchier Palk, eighth Baronet.-11.
Williams, the Ven. David Archard,
M.A., Archdeacon of Carmarthen. Wilkinson, the Rev. W. F., Rector of Lutterworth.
Whitehead, John, Esq., of Barnjet,
Kent, J.P.-7. Vargas, Peter, Esq., clerk to the Parliamentary Secretaries of the Treasury.-25.
Howard-Vyse, Augusta Elizabeth, of Stoke Place, Slough.-19.
Odell, Edward George Herbert, Esq., of Carriglea, J.P. and D.L., Waterford -30.
Hind, Lieut.-General Charles, late of the 45th Regiment.-30. Mills, the Rev. Thomas, Chaplain in Ordinary to their Majesties George III, George IV., William IV, and Queen Victoria.-29. Bowers, Henry, Esq., Deputy Commissary-General.-30. Macpherson, George Ewen, Bengal Staff Corps, and Deputy Commissioner of Kurnal,-17.
Bird, the Rev. Godfrey, Rector of
Brewer, John, Esq., of Overhall, Gestingthorpe, Essex, J.P.-18. Buckley-Mathew, Sir George Benvenuto, K.C.M.G., C.B., F.R.G.S. -22.
Callender, Geo. Wm., F.R.C.S., F.RS. Cartwright, Captain George Edward
Sheward, late 83rd Regiment.-8. Chapman, the Right Rev. Bishop, D.D.-20.
Neild, Henry, Esq., of The Grange,
J.P. and D.L.-9.
Grigson, the Rev. William, M.A.-6.
Kennedy, Mrs. Sophie, widow of the
Richard Sorin, formerly ViceChancellor.-22. Kinloch, Francis Garden, Bengal Staff Corps.
Gooch, Lady Annie, wife of Sir
Francis Sherlock Lambert.-28.
Leared, Dr. Arthur, F.R.C.S.
Lyons, Colonel William,
Brigade Dépôt at Ashton-underLyne. Macgregor, the Rev. Sir Charles, Bart, M.A., Rector of Swallow Caistor, Lincolnshire. Macleane, Major-General Charles
Moray (retired), Indian Army.-27. M'Donnell, the Hon. Hugh Seymour -24.
Mercer, John, Esq., J.P., F.C.8.-10. Miers, John, Esq., F.R.S.; F.L.S.
Milne, Lieut.-General Henry, Bengal Army.-16.
Middleton, Lady Constance Harriet. -7.
Montgomerie, Captain Frederick,
Peacocke, Loftus Warren, Esq., at
Prior, the Rev. John Lawrence,
Bagot, the Rev. Edward, M.A., LL D.-6. Beaumont, the Hon. Mrs. (Susan Hussey), widow of Richard Beaumont, Esq. 5. Brown, John Allan, F.R.S, a wellknown meteorologist.-22. Bedford, the Rev. John, a distin guished Wesleyan minister.-20. Bell, Major-General Edward William Dorrington, V.C., C.B.-10. Braye, the Right Hon. Henrietta, Baroness.-14.
Burt, Sir Archibald Paull, Chief
Justice of Western Australia.-21. Coote, the Hon. Mrs. (Louisa). Cox, Mr. Serjeant Edward William. |
Crawshay, Henry, Esq., of Oatlands Park, in the county of Gloucester. -23.
Carnegie, Admiral the Hon. Swynfen,
Chester, Charles Montagu, Esq., of
Henry, late of the 9th Foot.-4.
Durham, the Right Hon. George Frederick D'Arcy, second Earl of. -28.
Wyatt-Edgell, Miss Maria Frances.
Rector of Llanthewy, Skirred,
Gillam, the Rev. Dr., parish minister
Grimston, Marmaduke, Gerard, Esq., of Grimston Garth, York, J.P. and D.L.-14.
Goodenough, Lieut.-General Arthur Cyril, C.B.-29.
Goldney, the Rev. Horatio Nelson, of
Gilbey, Alfred, Esq., J.P., Wooburn
Kelly, Miss Isabella Roza Curzon
Knight, Edward, Esq., of Chawton
House, Hants, J.P. and D.L.--5. Ingham, James Penrose, Esq.-28. Lawrell, Captain Walter Glyn, 4th Hussars.
Legge, the Rev. Henry, of Mareland and Bramdean, Hants, Rector of East Lavant.-8. Leach, Dr. Harry, M.R.C.P., the medical officer of the Port of London.-26.
O'Dowd, James, Esq., Barrister-atLaw. Clerk-Maxwell, James, Esq., of Middlebie, F.R.S., Professor of Experimental Physics. University of Cambridge.-5.