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An annular solar eclipse occurred on February 25, 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_February_25,_1914

A total solar eclipse occurred on February 25, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_February_25,_1952
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1966ZA.....63...85F

The relativity shift at the 1952 February 25 eclipse of the Sun
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1953AJ.....58...87V

The Moon passing in front of the Sun from STEREO-B, February 25, 2007
http://science1.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2007/12mar_stereoeclipse/



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The 2012 Venus Jupiter Mercury conjunction occurred on February 25, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Venus_Jupiter_Mercury_conjunction

Image of the Great Red Spot as seen from Voyager 1 on February 25, 1979
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Great_Red_Spot_From_Voyager_1.jpg

The Plum Blossom Festival is held on February 25, coinciding with the monthly market.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitano_Tenman-g%C5%AB



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The solar compass was patented on February 25, 1836
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_compass



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On 25 February 2006, a scientific excursion organized by the Saudi Geological Survey began to explore the Empty Quarter. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub%27_al_Khali#Expeditions

USS Ranger (CV-4) was launched on February 25, 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Ranger_(CV-4)



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Mariner 6 was launched on February 25, 1969 
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/mariner-6/

Soyuz 32 to the Salyut 6 space station was launched on the 25th February 1979
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_32

UniBRITE-1, along with TUGSAT-1, were launched on the 25th February 2013. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UniBRITE-1



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The Calaveras Skull was found by miners on February 25, 1866
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calaveras_Skull

Ida Noddack (25 February 1896 - 29 October 1978), née Ida Tacke, was a German chemist and physicist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Noddack

Lev Andreevich Artsimovich (February 25, 1909 (NS) - March 1, 1973) was a Soviet physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lev_Artsimovich

Patrick Michel (born February 25, 1970, in Saint-Tropez, France) is a French planetary scientist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Michel

Maria Margarethe Kirch (born Winckelmann) (25 February 1670, Leipzig - 29 December 1720, Berlin) was a German astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Margarethe_Kirch

Pietro Paolo Giovanni Ernesto Baracchi (25 February 1851 - 23 July 1926) was an Italian-born astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pietro_Baracchi

Royal Harwood Frost (25 February 1879-11 May 1950) was an astronomical assistant at the Harvard College Observatory
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Harwood_Frost



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NGC 3763 was discovered by Andrew Ainslie Common in 1880.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56833466/ngc-3763/



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Asteroid (265) Anna was discovered by Johann Palisa on February 25, 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/265_Anna

Asteroid (324) Bamberga was discovered by Johann Palisa on February 25, 1892
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/324_Bamberga

Meteor of 1879, February 24
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t53758909/meteor-of-1879-february-24/

Warialda 1878 meteor
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t53741257/warialda-1878-meteor/



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Meteorites

The Marion (L6) meteorite fell in Iowa, USA, on the 25th February, 1847.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47984838/marion-meteorite/

The Djermaia (H) meteorite fell in Chari-Baguirmi, Chad, on the 25th February, 1961.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47984842/djermaia-meteorite/



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