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Comet 1893b

Comet 1893b, by Connon.

First observation
Monday, July 10th at 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12th at 10 p.m.
Thursday, July 13th at 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 15th at 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 16th at 10.30 to 11 p.m.
Monday, July 17th at 9.30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 18th at 10 p.m.

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Great Comet of 1882?

R.A. Rosenfeld (RASC Archivist) and Clark Muir (KW Centre)

Unidentified comet in starfield, anon., late 19th-early 20th century. Watercolours on black paper. 6.5''x7.69''. There are no annotations on the image or the page on which it is mounted to aid in the identification of either the comet, or the artist, and no details of the instrument used (if any), or the circumstances of the observation. The image is quite competently done, and is comparable to similar Victorian and Edwardian images of comets.

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Comet Meier 1978f #2

Photo of Comet Meier (1978f) taken May 10.78 by Jack Newton of the Toronto Centre using his 32-cm (12½)
f/4.6 reflector and a 20-minute exposure on 103aF film. A short tail nine minutes long is just visible.

This photo was published in the National Newsletter, June 1978, page L33.

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Comet Meier 1978f

Comet Meier, 1978f, discovered visually by Rolf Meier of the Ottawa Centre on April 26, 1978.
Comet was about 10th magnitude and moving through the constellation Lynx. Photo taken on
April 27th with 40-cm. telescope of the Indian River Observatory. Photo by Rolf Meier.

This photo was published on the front cover of the June 1978 National Newsletter.

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Comet Burnham

Comet Burnham, photographed by H.N.A. Maclean (Niagara) on 1960 May 2 (22:33-22:38 EST) with an 8 f/8 reflector, 250x.

This image is from the RASC Comet and Nova Section Archive. [View Source]

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Comet 1893b July 18

The Comet as it appeared in the Telescope, Tuesday July 18th '93 10 p.m. Sketch by J.R. Connon.

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Comet 1893b July 10

The Comet as it appeared in the Telescope. Monday July 10th 10 p.m. Sketch by J.R. Connon.

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Comet 1893b

Comet 1893b, by Connon.

First observation
Monday, July 10th at 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12th at 10 p.m.
Thursday, July 13th at 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 15th at 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 16th at 10.30 to 11 p.m.
Monday, July 17th at 9.30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 18th at 10 p.m.

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Comet Ikeya-Seki

Comet Ikeya-Seki rising in the morning sky on 1965 November 4 around 4:30 a.m. (haze is obscuring the comet's head). 10-minute exposure on Tri-X film. Photo by Bill Jenkins.

This photo is from the RASC Comet and Nova Section Archive. [View Source]

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