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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Lovejoy's comet

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur astrophotos, comets, optical telescopes

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Lovejoy's comet C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy) is shown here in a series of images taken from Bright, in Victoria, Australia. Tick marks in each frame show the location of the comet, which currently appears as a faint, fuzzy smudge.

Rob Kaufman, posted by NASA/SOHO

Original image data dated on or about December 2, 2011

 

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