||Page header reads: 'Standing to the Southward'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||29 August 1769
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||29. Very moderate and pleasant, scarce any motion; few or no birds about the ship. In the course of last night a phenomenon was seen in the heavens which Mr Green says is either a comet or a Nebulus he does not know which, the Seamen have observd it these 3 nights.