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Answered 2009-01-29 23:52:51

Halley's Comet is visible every 76 years or so. Prior to its 1986 apparition, it was last visible in 1910. See the link below to the Wikipedia entry on Halley's Comet, which discusses many of the past appearances.

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When did Halleys comet last appear?

Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986, and will next appear in mid 2061.


When did halleys comet last come?

Halleys comet last came in 1986, it is expected again in 2061.


How often does halleys comet appear?

Halley's Comet or Comet Halley appears every 75 to 76 years. Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986 and will next appear in mid-2061. :-)


When was halleys comet last visible?

Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986. It can be seen every 75-76 years, so will next appear in mid 2061. :)


Could Halleys comet crash?

Matter of fact, Haley's comet did crash it crashed in the year of, 1986 the month of March!


When was the last Halley's comet sighting?

I Saw Halleys Comet In 2002 When I Was At A Friends Wedding sorry but what you saw wasn't Halley's comet. The last sighting of Halley's Comet was in 1986


When is halleys comet due?

Halley's Comet or Comet Halley (officially designated 1P/Halley) is the most famous of theperiodic comets and can currently be seen every 75--76 years. Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986, and will next appear in mid-2061.


What is the period of Halleys Comet?

Halley's comet has a period of 75 -> 76 Years.It was last observed in 1986 and is predicted to return to perihelion on July 28th, 2061.


How frequently does Halleys comet pass into view?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaHalley's Comet, officially designated 1P/Halley and also referred to as Comet Halley after Edmond Halley, is a comet that can be seen every 75-76 years. Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986, and will next appear in mid 2061.


When is halleys comet next due to pass earth?

Halley's comet passes by Earth every 75-76 years. Since the last sighting of the comet was 1986, the next time the comet will be seen won't be until 2061 or 2062.


When did the last Haley's comet appear?

1986. Halley's comet appears about every 76 years.


When is the next time halleys comet will be visible from earth?

Halley's comet occurs ever 75->76 years. It last was seen from Earth in 1986 so astronomers predict that it will be seen again in the year of 2061.


Which year did Haley's Comet appear?

You can expect Halley's Comet to be visible again around 2061.Halley's comet was last seen from Earth in 1986.


When did the last Haley's Comet pass by?

Halley's Comet made its last pass near the Earth in 1986, and will re-appear in 2061.


What exact date did halleys comet last appear?

From Wikipedia: The first person to visually observe comet Halley on its 1986 return was amateur astronomer Stephen James O'Meara on January 24, 1985. O'Meara used a home-built 24" telescope on top of Mauna Kea to detect the magnitude 19.6 comet. As for the naked eye observing, it was Stephen Edberg (then serving as the Coordinator for Amateur Observations at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Charles Morris who were the first to observe Comet Halley with the naked eye in its 1986 apparition.


Was halleys comet 10 miles from the earth in 1961?

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The name of the comet seen in 1986?

The name of the comet seen in 1986 is Halley's Comet. You can see it every 75-76 years, and is the only short period comet that is clearly visible to the naked eye from earth, and thus the only naked-eye comet that might appear twice in a human lifetime.


When was the last time comet Halley apeared?

It last appeared in 1986 and will appear again in 2061.


How many times did Halley's comet appear in the 20th century?

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What is a famous comet and how often does it appear in the sun?

The most famous regularly returning comet is named Halley's comet. It nears the Sun every 74 years. Last seen in 1986.


Where did Halley's Comet come from?

The comet may have come from an area close to Uranus. It last appeared in 1986, and is due to appear again in the year 2061.


What were the last two visits of Halley's comet?

Halley's Comet was last seen in 1986 and before that it was last seen in 1910.


In what year was the last time halleys comet was 10 miles above the earth?

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When will Halley's comet next appear?

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When will Halley's comet pass the earth again?

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