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Total Eclipse of the Moon, February 27, 1877
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1877MNRAS..37Q.262P

Johannes Fabricius first observed a sunspot on February 27, 1611
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56859442/sun-27021611/



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The Equirria (Festival of Mars) was held on February 27
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equirria



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8.8 magnitude 2010 Chile earthquake on Saturday, 27 February 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Chile_earthquake

The island of New Britain was discovered in 1700
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48006134/new-britain/

The University of Constantinople was founded in 425
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Constantinople



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Carbon-14 was discovered on 27 February 1940
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t15198589/carbon-14-decay/



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Alan Harvey Guth (born February 27, 1947) is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48006108/alan-guth/

Thomas Pesquet (born 27 February 1978) is an European Space Agency astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Pesquet

Bernard Ferdinand Lyot (27 February 1897 - 2 April 1952) was a French astronomer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Lyot

Johan Willem Jakob Antoon Stein (February 27, 1871-December 27, 1951) was a Dutch astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Stein



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NGC 2246 was discovered by Lewis A. Swift using on the 27th February 1886.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56859092/ngc-2246/

NGC 2851 was discovered by Lewis A. Swift on the 27th February 1886.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56859053/ngc-2851/

NGC 2879 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 27th February 1865.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56859039/ngc-2879/

NGC 2884 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 27th February 1865.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56858975/ngc-2884/

NGC 2899 was discovered by John Herschel on the 27th February 1835.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56858977/ngc-2899/

NGC 4424 was discovered by Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 27th February 1865.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56858972/ngc-4424/



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Supernova 393 was reported by the Chinese in the year 393 CE. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_393

The Great Comet of 1843 was at perihelion of less than 830,000 km on February 27, 1843
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Comet_of_1843

Title: Biela's Comet, the meteor-shower of November 27, 1872, and Comet f 1881 (Denning)
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1885Obs.....8..257D

Fragmenting Fireball Over Texas and Louisiana February 27, 2013
http://www.amsmeteors.org/2013/02/fragmenting-fireball-over-texas-and-louisiana-february-27-2013/

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Meteorites

The Ortenau (stone) meteorite fell in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, on the 27th February, 1671.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48006047/ortenau-meteorite/

The Glasatovo (H4) meteorite fell in Tverskaya oblast', Russia, on the 27th February, 1918.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48006053/glasatovo-meteorite/

The Vetluga (Eucrite) meteorite fell in Nizhegorodskaya oblast', Russia, on the 27th February, 1949.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48006059/vetluga-meteorite/



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