News | Published:

Our Astronomical Column

Nature volume 85, page 87 (17 November 1910) | Download Citation



DISCOVERY OF A COMET.—A telegram from the Kiel Centralstelle announces the discovery of a new comet by Dr. Cerulli on November 9. Its position at 8h. 20.8m. (Rome M.T.) was R.A. = 3h. 38m. 36s., dec. = 8° 43′ 20″ N., and its daily motion amounted to -8s., - 19′. The magnitude is given as 10.2, and the comet's position lays about half-way between, but slightly below the line joining, ζ and λ Tauri.

About this article

Publication history





    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing