Camille Flammarion ~ 1880

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    In 1880 Camille Flammarion published L'Astronomie, in which he included a picture similar to that of Peter Apian, showing the passage of Halley's Comet between the Great Bear and Leo, with the comet's tails away from the sun. This image is used on the stamp from the British Antarctic Territories.

SCN 131

Caricature of Edmond Halley (1656-1742)

SCN 1135