Contents

Preface

Part 1: A mystery of Geisei Observatory

Part 2: An encounter at the haunted house

Part 3: The first viewing of the sunspots

Part 4: Halley's Comet and a Dream

Part 5: Halley's Comet and Ryoma

Part 6: A strange story of Halley's Comet (1)

Part 7: A strange story of Halley's Comet (2)

Part 8: A star-loving lady in a wheelchair

Part 9: Under the Southern Cross

Part 10: A memory of Comet Okabayashi-Honda

Part 11: Large aperture telescopes and comet seekers