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A more famous case of impeded motion is offered by the comet which bears the name of Encke.A Text-Book of Astronomy|George C. Comstock
This object was seen in 1786, and at some subsequent returns, before it was discovered by Encke in 1819 to be a periodic comet.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Adams could no more interest Algernon Swinburne than he could interest Encke's comet.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
It is found, however, that Encke's Comet does indicate the presence of some such resistance.
We now approach a celebrated problem, on which Encke's comet is our only authority.The Story of the Heavens|Robert Stawell Ball