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November 15, 2007 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-40

Hubble Zooms In on Heart of Mystery Comet

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Image: Ground-based Image of Comet Holmes - November 1, 2007

Ground-based Image of Comet Holmes - November 1, 2007

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The ground-based image of Comet 17P/Holmes was taken November 1, 2007, by astrophotographer Alan Dyer. The observations were made in southern Alberta, Canada with a 105mm apochromatic refractor at f/5 with a Canon 20Da camera at ISO400. Field is about 2.5 x 1.5 degrees.

Object Name: Comet 17P/Holmes

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Dyer

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