Observations

Tag: Cancer

Letter by H C Russell, 3 April 1872

April 3, 2009

598 April 3 Sir The white cloud like object you saw was in all probability a cluster of stars called Praesepe in the constellation “Cancer”. to the naked eye it looks like a comet and it may have been hidden by one of the faint clouds often found in our atmosphere and which are not directly visible to the eyes.