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TELEGRAMS ABOUT COMETS.—At the meeting of the Telegramm-Commission at Bamberg on September 18 last, it was decided to make an alteration in the scheme of cypher that has been in use up to the present time. It has now been settled that the date of observation and the brightness of the object shall be included in a group of five figures, and allowed for in the “control” figures, which are always added as a check.

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