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Halley's comet

LC control 85058465
LC classificationQB723.H2
Geographic headingHalley's comet
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Variant(s)1P/ Halley (Comet)
Comet 1P/Halley
Comet Halley
See alsoComets
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Special noteThis heading is not valid for use as a geographic subdivision.
Found inNASA Thes. (Halley's comet. Def.: a member of the solar system with an orbit and a period of about 76 years)
Room, A. Dict. of astronomical names, 1988 (Halley's comet: the best-known comet to the lay observer or non-astronomer, and one whose return can be confidently predicted every 76 years. See reference from Comey Halley)
Mitton, J. Cambridge dict. of astronomy, 2001 (Halley's Comet (Comet 1P/Halley): the most famous of all periodic comets)
Dict. of astronomy, 2003 (Halley's comet (1P/Halley): best known periodic comet)