Our Astronomical Column


    PERIODIC COMETS.-Wolf's comet was detected by Prof. Barnard at Yerkes Observatory on July 12, three days later than M. Jonckheere's first observation. M. Kamensky's predicted date of perihelion, 1918 December 13,3899, appears to be too early by 0.053id., which is not a large error, and the ephemeris given in NATURE for July 11 will suffice for finding the comet.

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    Our Astronomical Column. Nature 101, 414 (1918). https://doi.org/10.1038/101414a0

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