A Dangerous Pearl

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What a lovely sight to see in our sky. Via Astronomy Picture of the Day, a beautiful picture of Comet Holmes. But, you aspiring astronomists might ask, where is the tail? Why, it’s behind the comet…..which can only mean that at the moment the photo was taken, the lovely Holmes was oriented directly at planet Earth. Will it change its orientation? Follow the link……..

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One thought on “A Dangerous Pearl

  1. thomas

    I have taken a few timelapse movies of the comet over the past few days and am out every night that i can until its not visible anymore. its easy to get photos of this one.

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