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He discovered Halley's Comet which is named after him.

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Why is Edmund Halley famous?

discovered Haley's comet

Was Edmund Halley from England?

Yes, mathematician Edmund Halley was English.

What did Edmund halley do?

Edmund Halley was the first man to calculat a comet's orbit.

Who is Edmund halley and how old is he?

Edmund Halley found Halley's Comet, and he is now dead

Where was Edmund Halley born?

Edmund Halley was born in Haggerston, Shoreditch, London, England.

What did Edmund Halley invent?

Edmund Halley was the first man to calculate the orbit of a comet. Halley's comet was named after him.

How old was Edmond Halley when he died?

Edmund Halley was 86 when he died!!

Why was comet halley named after Edmund halley?

because he predicted its returm

What did Halley give his name to?

Edmund Halley gave his name to a comet.

Where did Edmund Halley live?


Who first correctly predicted the return of comet halley?

Edmund Halley obviously

What did Edmund Halley discover?

Halley's comet

What was Halley's comet named after?

Edmund Halley.

Who was Halley's comet named after?

Edmund Halley

Who was halleys comet named after?

after Sir Edmund Halley

Was Edmund halley the discoverer of Halley's comet?


When did Edmund halley die?

January 17 1672

Did Edmund Halley have any siblings?

yes, he had 3!

Who was the first person that discovered the comet?

Edmund halley

Which astronomer discovered comets return at intervals?

Edmund Halley. He even had a comet named after him, the Halley Comet.

How did Haley's Comet get its name?

It was named for its discoverer: Edmund Halley

Which astronomer first calculated the orbit of a comet?

The answer was: Edmund Halley

Did Edmund halley have siblings?

no idiot whoever said this is rude!

Who were Edmund Halley's relatives?

Katherine Halley,Paul Rosso

Did Edmund halley have children?

He had 3 daughters and 2 sons

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