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How to Pronounce halley?

Correct pronunciation for the word "halley" is [hˈalɪ], [hˈalɪ], [h_ˈa_l_ɪ].

"Halley" in context

Halley is a comet that can be observed from Earth every 76 years. Its path takes it close to the sun and it is sometimes referred to as the periodic comet as it is so visible from our planet. The comet was visible from Earth during its last visit in 1986 and is expected to be back in 2061. Halley is named after the astronomer who discovered it in 1758, Edmond Halley. It was his calculations that gave the comet its approximate orbital period, hence the name.

The comet is composed of two distinct parts; the nucleus and the coma.

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