Figure du Passage de la Penombre de la Lune... pendant l'Eclipse de Soleil du 1er. Avril 1764: Diderot 1780

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  • Title: Figure du Passage de la Penombre de la Lune... pendant l'Eclipse de Soleil du 1er. Avril 1764
  • Author: Denis Diderot
  • Date: 1780
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good Plus - light age toning and foxing, trimmed upper margin
  • Inches: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 29.21 x 20.96 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 100696

Figure du Passage de la Penombre de la Lune sur la Surface de la Terre pendant l'Eclipse de Soleil du 1er. Avril 1764.

"Figure of the Passage of the Moon's shadow over the Earth's surface during the Solar Eclipse of the 1st. of April 1764."

Map of the path cast by the Moon's shadow over Europe, Central Asia, Northwest Africa, and Northeast Canada during the course of a solar eclipse on April 1, 1764. Labels along the path indicate at what point during the eclipse the shadow reached particular locations.