Plate XLII.—Astronomy: detail: the face of the sun.details

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Plate XLII.—Astronomy: detail: the face of the sun.

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This diagram, taken from plate XLII on eclipses, shows the sun as an eight-pointed star with a face in the middle, including eyes, nose and mouth! (Obviously the sun does not have a beard, since the hair would burn away!)

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