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GBScEd1673Jul24Edmond Halley enters Queen’s College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
GBScEd1678Dec03Edmond Halley receives MA from Queen’s College, Oxford
EUSeAy1679Apr03Edmond Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig
GBSeAy1682Sep04English astronomer Edmond Halley sees his namesake comet
GBSeAy1715May03Edmond Halley observes total eclipse phenomenon, later named "Baily’s Beads"
GBSeAy1720Feb10Edmond Halley appointed second Astronomer Royal of England




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