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Holmes 17P on 30 Oct 2007

Comet Holmes 17P taken on 30 October 2007
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This comet became visible on 24/10/07. It has a solid nucleus which is surrounded by a green halo that is fluorescing gas. It has puffed out a huge cloud of dust which is lit by sunlight.

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File information
Album name:Fay / Comets
Rating (3 votes):33333
Image date, time and location:30 Oct 2007 20:00
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:AP: 80mm FR: 600
Camera and filters used:SX CLS filter
Processing applied:PS CS
Filesize:18 KiB
Date added:Oct 31, 2007
Dimensions:614 x 531 pixels
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