Origin of Lexell
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This possibility seemed to be realized by Chandler's identification of Brooks's and Lexell's comet.
Its form and extent might be greatly changed after the manner of Lexell's comet.The Asteroids|Daniel Kirkwood
The adventures of Lexell's comet have long served to exemplify the effects of Jupiter's despotic sway over such bodies.
A famous example of this kind of planetary horse-play is furnished by the story of Lexell's missing comet.Curiosities of the Sky|Garrett Serviss
Lexell was the first to suspect that this was a new planet eighteen times as far from the sun as the earth is.History of Astronomy|George Forbes