Halley's comet will next appear in the night sky in the year 2062. It orbits the sun every 75-76 years, so this is the time between its appearances. The magnificent phenomenon was first recorded by Edmund Halley in 1682.

It was seen again in 1758, 1835, 1910, and 1986.

This is how Halley's Comet looks.

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