Comet Switzerland 1677

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13 May 1677, Comet Strasbourg and Basel.

In the morning about 3 o'clock a comet appeared shortly in the North-East near the horizon with the tail upwards, which appears an el* long. This Comet has been seen in Strasbourg and Basel for 14 days at an predicted time and place lasting until the sunrise. *(old length)

Original text plus clipping in Dutch:

In den morgenstond omtrent 3 uren vertoont zich hier in het Noord-Oosten een Comeet kort bij den Horizon met den Staart na boven, die op het gezicht omtrent een el lang schijnt, Deze Comeet is tot Straatsburg en Bazel al voor 14 dagen gezien op de voorziene tijd en plaats durende tot de zonsopgang.

Source: Amsterdamse courant, 13 Mei 1677.

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