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Halley's Comet
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Halley's Comet
Date: 20 Mar 1066

Tapestry of Bayeux (Normandy) with Halley's comet. Text reads ISTI MIRANT STELLA: "These (people) are looking in wonder at the star." Circa 1070.

For more on the tapestry, visit: Reading Museum.

Credit: Reading Musuem (UK)

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