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<b>Comet Halley</b> Revisited - Space News - redOrbit
Nov 26, 2012 ... Comet Halley, the originator of the Orionids meteor shower that lit up our skies last month – as they do every October – is seen here up close by ...
<b>Halley's Comet</b> - Stellar Bodies Reference Library - redOrbit
Halley's Comet — Comet Halley, more generally known as Halley's Comet after Edmond Halley, is the best-known and the brightest of the “short-period” comets ...
Oct 17, 2012 ... Soon, Earth will pass through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower. Forecasters expect 25 ...
<b>Halley's Comet</b> Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight - Space News - redOrbit
May 5, 2010 ... Halley's Comet - which was last seen from Earth on February 9 ,1986 - will bring a show to earth tonight yet again.
<b>Comet</b> - Universe Reference Library - redOrbit
Ironically, cometary nuclei are among the blackest objects known to exist in the solar system. The Giotto probe found that Comet Halley's nucleus reflects ...
Jupiter Aids <b>Halley's Comet</b> Meteor Displays - Space News - redOrbit
Mar 27, 2012 ... The dramatic appearance of Halley's comet in the night sky has been observed and recorded by astronomers since 240 BC.
<b>Halley's Comet</b> Images - redOrbit
Images halley-s-comet - redorbit. ... Comet Halley's Nucleus: An Orbiting... Download · Targetting Giotto Download · Giotto approaching Comet Halley Download.
What is a <b>Comet</b>? - Space Videos - redOrbit
Aug 7, 2014 ... The time between one visit near the sun and the next is called the comet's period. The first comet whose period was known was Halley's Comet.
It's Raining Pieces of <b>Halley's Comet</b>! - Space News - redOrbit
Oct 21, 2010 ... The most famous of all comets, Comet Halley is noted for producing spectacular displays when it passes near Earth on its 76-year trip around ...
Greeks First To Spot <b>Halley's Comet</b> - Space News - redOrbit
Sep 12, 2010 ... A heavenly event observed by ancient Greeks may have been the earliest sighting of Halley's Comet, say researchers. Ancient Greek writers ...
Apr 29, 2011 ... Earth is about to pass through a stream of dust from Halley's Comet, source...
The Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower To Peak Overnight
May 5, 2014 ... The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower – arising from material left behind by the infamous Halley's Comet hundreds of years ago – will reach its peak ...
Meteors from <b>Halley's Comet</b> - Space News - redOrbit
Apr 28, 2011 ... A messenger from the dawn of the universe, Halley's Comet orbits the sun once every 76 years. Each time it swings by the sun, intense solar ...
Image of the nucleus of <b>Comet Halley</b> as viewed by Vega 2 - redOrbit
Oct 15, 2009 ... Using the gravity of Venus to propel them towards Comet Halley, the two spacecraft encountered Halley in early March 1986. The closest ...
<b>Comet Halley's</b> Nucleus: An Orbiting Iceberg - Images - redOrbit
Comet Halley's Nucleus: An Orbiting Iceberg. January 4, 2010. Download Full Image. What does a comet nucleus look like? Formed from the primordial stuff of  ...
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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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