Editorʼs Notebook

Mrs. Kassmeyer remembers Halley’s Comet

 

February 15, 2024



Many folks think our weather is behaving strangely. Some believe global warming is changing weather patterns and attribute global warming to the use of fossil fuels.

A century or so ago the appearance of Halley’s Comet was blamed for undesirable weather.

As a periodic comet it returns to the vicinity of the earth about every 75 years. It is was last here in 1986 and is projected to return in 2061.

The first known observation of Halley’s Comet took place in 230 B.C.

or perhaps 466 B.C.

The comet’s appearance in 1910 was particularly spectacular and that year the comet was captured for the first...



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