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Kohoutek / Comets #226379

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 1973
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(Studio) Astronomers say Kohoutek to be most fascinating comet in modern history.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) photograph shows Kohoutek, discovered this year Kohoutek's orbit explains visibility in late December pictured. other comets, visible to earth, shown. Comet's origin discussed. Most famous comet, Halley's, sighted on earth every 76 years [Hayden Planetarium's Dr. Kenneth FRANKLIN - discusses beliefs that bad luck follows comets. Exs. of people taking advantage of this gullibility outlined. Kohoutek shouldn't be feared but held in awe for its beauty.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David
Duration:
00:03:50

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