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    A NEW COMET.—A telegram from the Kiel Centralstelle announces the discovery of a new comet by Mr. Mellish on October 13. Its position at 16h. om. (Madison-Wisconsin M.T.) on that date was R.A.=8h. 31m. dec=9°24′ S., and the comet was moving slowly in a north-westerly direction.

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