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Comet?

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BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

Hi Gnomon,

You say 'We have no record of any such comet...'

However, Chinese records (and China is on same latitude as Iran/Peria, and so events there would've been visible in China also) describe the appearance of a 'broom star (comet) in 5BC.

http://www.asa3.org/ASA/topics/Astronomy-Cosmology/S&CB%2010-93Humphreys.html


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