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  • Among Lockyer's other works are - The Dawn of Astronomy (1894), to which Stonehenge and other British Stone Monuments astronomically considered (1906) may be considered a sequel; Recent and coming Eclipses (1897); and Inorganic Evolution (1900).
  • The only phenomena of the sort available are eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, especially of the first.
  • It is remarkable that no records of eclipses are known from Egyptian documents.
  • It is remarkable that the discussion of ancient eclipses of the moon, and their comparison with modern observations, show only a small and rather doubtful change, amounting perhaps to less than one-hundredth of a second per century.
  • The notions of the penumbra and umbra are important in considering eclipses (q.v.).