Our Astronomical Column

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    COMET MOREHOUSE, 1908c.—Several observations of comet 1908c are recorded in No. 4274 of the Astronomische Nachrichten (p. 29, September 23). M. Chofardet, observing at Besançon on September 5, describes it as having a round, nebulous head, of ninth magnitude and 2′.5 diameter, without any definite nucleus. A short, indistinct tail was seen projecting from the head in a N.W. direction. On September 6, 7, and 8, Prof. Abetti, at Arcetri, found the comet to have an oblong nebulous appearance without nucleus, its diameter being 2 and its magnitude 9.0.

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    Our Astronomical Column . Nature 78, 579–580 (1908) doi:10.1038/078579a0

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