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Of the Sunn Stars - Plannets - Comets2 Of the Sunn Stars - Plannets - CometsOf the Sunn Stars - Plannets - CometsThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal
On Satturday at 30min past 4 of the clock in the morning December 17th 1664 A Comet appeared Whose distance from Sirius was 30d, 0'. from procion 38d, 45'. There was little or noe difference twixt the time of its & Sirius his self its setting about 2' after him Soe that its Right ascention was about 126d, 32'. & its declinacon Southward 31d. The length & its tayle was about 34d or 35d & pointed below toward procion or almost to the North pole, cutting the horizon at an angle of about 35 or 40d & the Ecliptick at 47d.