i remember this! The Eta Aquarid shower originates with material left behind by Halley's Comet when the sun boils dust and ice from its nucleus around the time of perihelion. This photo from May 1986 during its last pass by Earth.
Comet Hale-Bopp km), which was visible with the naked eye for 18 months in the brightest in modern history; it is scheduled to next return in the year I saw this comet! It was visible for a couple of weeks!
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Photograph by James Balog in return of Halley's Comet in my lifetime was not as spectacular as it was in did not see it myself, the weather was overcast for most of the period it could be seen in my part of the world.