Solar eclipse observers, 1907. These telescopes are being used in the study of the total solar eclipse of 14 January 1907 (Gregorian calendar). The date was 1 January 1907 in the Julian calendar in use here at the time. Photographed near the Cherniaevo Station in the Tian Shan mountains above the Saliuktin mines, Golodnaya steppe. The Golodnaya steppe is today known as Mirzachul steppe and is in the Central Asian countries of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, but was then part of Tsarist Russia. Photographed by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii.
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