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Comet P17/Holmes

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Selected as NASA's Astronomical Picture of the Day, APOD, November 3, 2007

Taken on the 16" Wayback Machine

Image Date: 11.01.07

Exposure Time: 6 min Lum; 6 min each R,G,B
Camera: SBIG  STL11000
Telescope: RC Optical  16" f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount: Software Bisque  Paramount ME