The father of comets: Edmond Halley

The father of comets: Edmond Halley

Prior to the 17th century astronomers were unable to account for the phenomenon of shooting stars.

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Keywords

Halley, Edmond Halley, comet, Halley-üstökös, James Cook, population, diving bell, weather map, shooting star, meteorite, space, constellation, star chart, szélirányok, népességstatisztika, demography, population density, astronomical object, inventor, orientation, modern history, sky, stars, Szent Ilona-sziget, természettudomány, trade, discovery, Sun, Mediterranean Sea

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Edmond Halley, St Helena , Tucana , Circinus , Apus, Sun 1682, 1759
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