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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.

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