Edmond Halley (of Haggerston)

\Edmond  You may have seen Google’s homepage yesterday which featured a Google Doodle in honour of Edmond Halley’s 335th birthday. Halley is best known for computing the orbit of  Halley’s Comet and according to wikipedia Halley was born in  Haggerston in 1656. You can read up more on this famous son of Hackney over here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmond_Halley