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Sabine carry the Moon on her back
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Finding Holmes: a child's play
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Like a new star in Perseus
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Like a new star in Perseus
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Holmes and a Moon corona
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Holmes is getting bigger
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Finding Holmes: a child's play
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Where is Holmes?
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Holmes above te Quimper halo
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Two comets, two clusters, two galaxies
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Holmes above te Quimper halo
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Like a new star in Perseus
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Instrument   30 mm focal length, composite of 8 pictures
Exposure & film   6 s with digital camera Canon 30D + Sigma 30 EX 1:1.4
Date & place   October 24, 2007, Quimper
In a few hours, a comet has brighten from magnitude 17 (invisible in a good instrument) to magnitude 3, bright enough to be visible with naked-eyes from a city or during a Full Moon night. This comet is Holmes. Tonight, it is visible as a new star in the thigh of Perseus constellation. But it displays no tail and keep a stellar aspect.
If you can't spot this comet, click this link to see the drawing of the constellation of Perseus.
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