Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy)

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Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy)
Posted by DaveMitsky on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:29 PM

Sic itur ad astra!

Chance favors the prepared mind.

A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Monday, December 09, 2013 3:17 AM

Click on http://www.naoj.org/Topics/2013/12/05/fig1e.png an image of Comet Lovejoy captured by the Subaru telescope on Mauna Kea.

There's an article at http://www.astronomy.com/news/2013/12/subaru-telescopes-image-captures-the-intricacy-of-comet-lovejoys-tail  

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A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Friday, December 13, 2013 1:25 AM

There's a lovely recent image of Comet Lovejoy by Damien Peach posted at http://www.damianpeach.com/deepsky/c2013_r1_2013_12_10dp.jpg

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Sic itur ad astra!

Chance favors the prepared mind.

A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Thursday, December 19, 2013 1:39 AM

A spectacular image of Comet Lovejoy can be seen at http://spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=91564

Dave Mitsky

Sic itur ad astra!

Chance favors the prepared mind.

A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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