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in June, it was 240,000,000 miles from the earth. In August, traces of a tail were noticed, which expanded in October to about 50,000,000 miles in length. This

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comet, though small, has never been exceeded in the brilliancy of the nucleus and the graceful curvature of the tail. It will return in about 2,000 years.

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ZODIACAL LIGHT.

Descrhtion.—If we watch the western horizon in March or April, just after sunset, we shall sometimes see the short twilight of that season illuminated by

in June, it was 240,000,000 miles from the earth. In August, traces of a tail were noticed, which expanded in October to about 50,000,000 miles in length. This

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DONATI-B OOHET.

comet, though small, has never been exceeded in the brilliancy of the nucleus and the graceful curvature of the tail. It will return in about 2,000 years.

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ZODIACAL LIGHT.

Description.—If we watch the western horizon in March or April, just after sunset, we shall sometimes see the short twilight of that season illuminated by

in June, it was 240,000,000 miles from the earth. In August, traces of a tail were noticed, which expanded in October to about 50,000,000 miles in length. This

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comet, though small, has never been exceeded in the brilliancy of the nucleus and the graceful curvature of the tail. It will return in about 2,000 years.

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