Records show that Halley's Comet has been observed for over 2000 years.
Confirmed sightings of the comet go back to 240 B.C.|
Shown here is the Bayeux Tapestry, commemorating the Norman conquest of
England in 1066 A.D. Halley's comet appeared in the sky shortly before
the battle. Do you see the comet in the tapestry? It is depicted
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