Eclipses, Transits, and Comets of the Nineteenth Century: How America's Perception of the Skies Changed

@inproceedings{Cottam2014EclipsesTA,
  title={Eclipses, Transits, and Comets of the Nineteenth Century: How America's Perception of the Skies Changed},
  author={Stella E. Cottam and W. Orchiston},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction.- Historical Overview- The United States and Astronomy Until the 1860S.- Scientific Overview.- Popular Astronomy and the Solar Eclipses of 1868, 1869 and 1878.- Popular Astronomy and the Transits of Venus of 1874 and 1882.- Discussion.- Concluding Remarks.- References. 
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