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Astronomy Fun Fact #66

Happy Juneteenth! Today is a celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S., which lasted for 246 years before the 13th amendment was signed.


During those 246 years, Halley's Comet passed the Earth 3 times: in 1682, 1758, and 1835.

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