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'Coggia's comet..’

Date

1913

Creator - Organisation

Cassell & Co, Lithographers

After

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1827-1895, French), Artist

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Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 229mm
width (print): 144mm

Subject

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Description

'Coggia's comet. (As seen on June 10th and July 9th, 1874)'. Illustration from The story of the heavens, by Robert Stawell Ball (London, 1913).

Print of an original drawing by Léopold Trouvelot of Harvard College Observatory. The comet was first detected by M. Coggia in 1874.

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