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    New Comet 1930a.—The first cometary discovery of 1930 appears to have been made independently in two places: (1) by Mr. L. Peltier, at Delphos, Ohio; and (2) by Drs. Schwassmann and Wachmann at Bergedorf. The following observations have come to hand from the I.A.U. Bureau, Copenhagen, the second being made by Prof. G. van Biesbroeck:

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