He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed.
As a child, Halley was very interested in mathematics.
While an undergraduate, Halley published papers on the Solar System and sunspots.
An English natural philosopher and polymath.
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Short about Edmund Halley
was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's Comet