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    New Cornet, 1930 b.—The second cometary discovery of the year was made at Hamburg on Mar. 11 by Mr. Beyer; the magnitude was given as 10½, but as the object was seen in bright moonlight it may have been brighter than this. Subsequent search of plates exposed by Dr. Prager at Neubabelsberg, Berlin, revealed images. The following positions are from telegrams from the I.A.U. Bureau, Copenhagen:

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