Comet Halley in 1759 AD

Comet Halley in 1759 AD

. This Korean record of Comet Halley was made during the cometís first predicted return in 1759 AD. The Korean astronomers have been recording the appearance of comets and other unusual celestial objects for more than 3000 years. (Courtesy of Il-Seong Na, Yonsei University, Seoul.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University