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    Abstract

    GALE'S COMET, 1912a.—No. 4602 of the Astronomische Nachrichten contains new elements for comet 1912. A set by Mr. H. E. Wood puts the perihelion passage back to October 1.86, and reduces the inclination of the orbit to 51° 54′; another by Mr. Merfield agrees fairly well with that published by Dr. Ebell, who gives a new.ephemeris, derived from corrected elements, from which the following is taken:—

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