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Comets I Have Known

I am not a comet hunter! But from reading popular astronomy books it seemed to me that the Victorians, in particular, had had more than their fair share of 'comets of the century' – great arcing comets that had stretched across large sections of the sky and had amazed the non-astronomers viewing them in their relatively non-light polluted city skies.

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