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1 The motion of the comet3 The motion of the cometThe motion of the cometThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08JournalDecember 24th it appeared as on the day before, being distant from Rigel 28d, 24'; from Aldeb: 24d 12{'} Sirius being 20d high that is it was 10h 28' |  26' at night. whence its longitude was 44d 7' its latitude southward 18d 23'. Dec 27th before midnight Sirius being 16d high the distance of the Comet from Aldeboran was 28d 11'. from Rigel 38d 36' 12. Its longitude was 37d. 4'. 13". its longitude was 37d, 4', 13". its latitude south 10d, 20', 4{illeg}{"} at 9h 8' at night. The length of its tayle was about 11d being extended towards Aldeboran or a little below it parallell to the Ecliptick. The tayle now perfectly manifested it selfe on that east side . It moved northward against the streame of the Vortex cutting it at an angle of about 45d or 46d. There was stil a very bright beard |  haire round about the Comet & it seemed to bee nothing but bird raying from the center of it for I could not see the limits of the . Continue reading…