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Halley's Comet. Photograph by James Balog in 1986. The return of Halley's Comet in my lifetime was not as spectacular as it was in 1910. I did not see it myself, the weather was overcast  for most of the period it could be seen in my part of the world.

Photograph by James Balog in The return of Halley's Comet in my lifetime was not as spectacular as it was in I did not see it myself, the weather was overcast for most of the period it could be seen in my part of the world.

Comet West was discovered in photographs by Richard West on August 10, 1975. It reached peak brightness in March 1976. During its peak brightness, observers reported that it was bright enough to study during full daylight. Despite its spectacular appearance, it did't cause much expectation among the popular media. The comet has an estimated orbital period of 558,000 years.

Comet West, March 1976 Comet West was discovered in photographs by Richard West on August It reached peak brightness in March

Comet West  1976  was a spectacular comet, sometimes considered to qualify for the status of "great comet".

Comet West 1976 was a spectacular comet, sometimes considered to qualify for the status of "great comet".light, light, light up the sky.

Comet Hyakutake. This spectacular comet was discovered by a Japanese amateur astronomer in 1996

Cometa Hyakutake - foi considerado um dos cometas que passaram mais perto do…

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System 9/20/17 With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter: two asteroids orbiting each other and exhibiting comet-like features, including a bright coma and a long tail. This is the first known binary asteroid also classified as a comet- published in the journal Nature

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System - a binary comet-asteroid

Comet Lovejoy -Photographed Dec. 22, 2011 by NASA astronaut Dan Burbank while on board the International Space Station.

--- Comet Lovejoy is visible near Earth’s horizon in this nighttime image photographed by NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, onboard the International Space Station on Dec.

Comet Lovejoy

16 of the most jaw-dropping space photos of the year

Comet Lovejoy sails through the solar system in a green haze leaving cometary dust in its wake. is the fifth comet to have been discovered by Australian amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, Terry Lovejoy

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Confused: Intergalactic

Vintage Space Poster - Comet Halley and Milky Way March 1986

crackling campfire/ the comet's tail/ streams toward morning  (haiku by susan)

Comet McNaught over Putauaki Eastern Bay of Plenty, New Zealand by Colour & Light

Nebula Images: http://ift.tt/20imGKa Astronomy articles:... Nebula Images…

Photograph: Mark Hanson/Astronomy Photographer of the Year NGC 6888 by Mark Hanson (US). This colourful starscape taken from Rancho Hidalgo, New Mexico, US reveals the searing heat of the Crescent Nebula glowing in a whirl of red and blue.

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