1737A comet appeared in the sky.People and Communities, Location and Setting, Legends & Lore

“A Blazing Star appeared, being a small Head at ye West and a dim sharp stream at ye eastern end of ye blaze, which was short and it was about half an hour lower than the Evening Star.” (Babson and Chandler, 119)

The comet appeared from February 5-20.

Babson, John J. and Samuel Chandler. Notes and Additions to the History of Gloucester : Second Series. [Salem, Mass.] : Salem Press Pub. and Print. Co., 1891. https://archive.org/details/notesadditionsto00babs/page/n5/mode/2up
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