Comet 46P/Wirtanen is difficult to see but worth a try this weekend
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Observatory May 29th 1889 Dear Sir I herewith enclose reply to your letter of March 31st 1889. Mr Pottack who made the observations finds that a clerical error of hour was made on May 20 which accounts for the error in the first place.
Sydney Observatory 17 February 1871 Sir In reference to the enclosed letter from I L Sinclair Esqre I have the honor to report that I received about three months since, notice of the discovery by M.
Observatory – Sydney July 17th 1861 My dear Sir In reply to your letter of June 1st the Equatorial has been now 6 weeks mounted and did some good work with the Comet. Differential observations of course – I read a paper to night to the Philosophical Society which will contain some account of the new Telescope; I will send you a copy as soon as printed.
Observatory Sydney June 21st 1861 Dear Sir On 13th May a Comet was discovered by Mr Tebbutt, an amateur Astronomer of this Colony; a few minutes of arc West of 1250 B A Catalogue. I was not aware of the discovery until May 21st.