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    A section of the Bayeux tapestry featuring Halley's comet

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    Halley's Comet on the Bayeux Tapestry. ©Mona Evans "Halley's Comet" Was Spotted By The Ancient Greeks |TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010|A celestial event seen by the ancient Greeks may be the earliest sighting of Halley's comet, new evidence suggests. According to ancient writers, a large meteorite smacked into northern Greece between 466BC and 467BC. | http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art44795.asp

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