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This Day in Astronomical History

This Day in Astronomical History

1639:

Horrocks first to observe a transit of Venus.

1945:

Peltier discovers 10th comet, 1945f.

1990:

First light for Keck 1.

Today

Today is Mon 24 Nov 2014, JD 2456986 (day 328 of 365 this year).