Appendix 3 Comets Listed for Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

In: An Azanian Trio
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Year

Magnitude

Name

Comment

1830

I

3

Great Comet

1834

3.5

1844

II

6.5

Of naked eye visibility at brightest

1844

III

0

Great Comet

Tail 10 deg—5 observers in S.Hem

1845

III

1.5

Great June Comet

1851

IV

4

Brorsen

1854

II

2

Great Comet

1860

III

3

Great Comet

Visible in S.Hem

1861

II

4.5

Great Comet

Visible in S.Hem in July

1862

II

4.5

Schmidt

1863

II & III

Both 5.5

Klinkerfues & Respighi

Both long-term

1863

IV

4

Tempel

Tail 10 deg. Nov.–Feb.

1865

I

2

Great Southern Comet

1880

I

3

Jan.–May.

1880

III

5.5

Great Southern Comet

1881

III

3

1882

II

0

Great Comet

1887

I

1.5

Great September Comet

Visible in broad daylight and in the S.Ham.—Tail 20 deg.+.the S.Hem.—Tail 20 deg.+.

1901

1.5

Great Southern Comet

Tail 25–40 deg.

Short Period Comets

1910

0

Halley

Tail 10 deg.

1892

4

Holmes

Tail 90 deg.

1866

3

Temple-Tuttle

Extracted from Gary W. Kronk, Comets: A Descriptive Catalogue. New York: Enslow, 1984