THE NEW COMET
With regard to toy c met reoently Bn - roa*cd In th« tulf\<?r.;iu3 to hav:i boeu fl en m Syrlaey, v oorrrspondeat writes to tW 1 Now Zo*!and Times " «b follows :— i'ho oomot om ba aeon easily by a tjesoopeof moden c pr JW or, as It 'i a t .ated In • d*rk p>rt of (he heavenr. WUh ita dofoiption given fn the oiblo raanßao;e Us poaltton !a quickly deßaed. und Unt night it oould bo well seen. Those who aro not oonvoreaot with fcho teohnloaltlea of astronomy will h*ve no d fficalty In picking it up by their telo-t-o-jpoß.pf- blnoouUre. Sorting from the btiajht atar nt the foot of the Oiwb (ioabhf.ra Orca^) along In a Btralght Hno paat thebrigh', Biftr at the. Gross' heal to. toe next nearent brlgh- utar, a disianoe s miwhat rather more ihan this head nti»r from ttio one at the foot leaving \h'u head sitarundecthol'Oßginary.ine. Theatarthm arrived at forma rha position foe finding (he ooraoN A airtight Hue team tha star at tha fo t of the Ooss through this atar almost cuta rl f »hf, into the ootnet, a 3 üb»p m tha eye can jadg?, and this latter star h alraojfc mllway ba-.ween the star at the foot of the Oroag and the comet. Then the giaa* will »t onoe roveil the visitor, w;th his tail towards aouth-eost aad a orlgbt naolons or OBntrn-K^td."
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