The Tail of Halley's Comet on May 18–19


PERHAPS the following observations I made of Halley's comet on the night of May 18, when it crossed the sun's disc, may be of interest as a record.

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PAYN, H. The Tail of Halley's Comet on May 18–19. Nature 83, 487 (1910).

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