Profile of the Day: Edmond Halley

Posted November 8, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Edmond Halley

Today, November 8, is the 355th anniversary of English astronomer Edmond Halley‘s birthday. He is best known for computing the orbit of Halley’s comet, which is the only short-period comment that is visible to the naked eye from Earth every 75-76 years.

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