Our Astronomical Column


    A NEW COMET.—A Copenhagen telegram announced an observation of Encke's comet by Dr. Max Wolf on September 14. At 13h. 51.3m., Königstuhl Mean Time, the position of the comet was R.A. 6° 24′, declination +13° 16′. The Morning Post of September 26 states that an observation made on September 21 proves the object to be a new comet, and not Encke's comet, as first supposed.

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    Our Astronomical Column . Nature 100, 74 (1917). https://doi.org/10.1038/100074a0

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