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Chinese records which go back nearly 2000 years, as I have already mentioned) that there is a new crop of sunspots. You will see, therefore, how I have come to suggest that a collision between Saturn and the Leonids causes meteors to fall into the Sun and make sunspots. Fig 60.—Suggestion for the explanation of Sunspots by a Meteor swarm. The idea is a new one and has attracted some attention: a clever draughtsman has illustrated it in the Illustrated London News (Fig. 61); I should myself have drawn the details rather differently, but his picture is certainly interesting. Let me give you another illustration