Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.9.1655 (Wednesday 5 September 1655)

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5: sun not a quarter high at night were seen as it were sparks like stars coming from the sun and ascending upwards very many, it continued about half a quarter of an hour; they were scintille volantes prenuncie tempestatu et ventorum, seen in nights but this then, a fair day. the sun was big. shone very bright, with strange beams downward