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Comet Drawings from Cometographia

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Johannes Hevelius included numerous illustrations in Cometographia, his famous book about comets which was published in Danzig, during 1668.

Here we see various cometary forms which Hevelius featured in his book.

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Media Credits

Image, described above, reprinted in Don Yeomans' Comets: A Chronological History of Observation, Science, Myth and Folklore. Illustration online via NASA.

 

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