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Article Title

Halley's Comet Returns

Document Type

Article

Abstract

On October 16, 1982, astronomers at Palomar Observatory, using an electronic camera attached to the 200-inch telescope, detected a dim 24th magnitude speck. Seventy-one years after it was last seen, Halley's comet had been recovered.

Publication Date

Spring 1985

Journal Title

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Volume

22

Issue

1

First Page

10

Last Page

14

Copyright

© Copyright 1985 by the Iowa Academy of Science

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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