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Comet C/1080 P1

Comet C/1080 P1 in the constellation Lyra made its closest approach to the Earth (0.0641 AU, 24.9 Lunar Distance) on the 5th August 1080.

The great comet of 1080, whose tail extended more than sixty degrees, is supposed to preform its revolution in five hundred and seventy-five years.
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The great comet of 1080 came to its perihelion December the 8th at noon.
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The tail of the great comet of 1080 was ascertained by Newton to have been sixty millions of miles in length
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The great comet of 1080 was calculated by Sir Isaac Newton to have a tail of 80,000,000 of miles, immediately after its perihelion, a periodic time of 575 years, and a velocity, when nearest the sun, of 880,000 miles in an hour.
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